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BC-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 9 am, TN

April 4, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at 615-373-9988 or apnashville@ap.org. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central unless noted. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ A detained Spanish-language reporter facing deportation after he was arrested while covering an immigration rally in Tennessee is seeking release from custody. By Adrian Sainz.

In Brief:

DEPUTY-INMATE ASSAULT, from Nashville: A sheriff’s deputy of Davidson County, Tennessee, has been charged with assaulting a restrained inmate who hit him with a bag of laundry.

MISSING HIKER-BODY FOUND, from Asheville, North Carolina: A Great Smoky Mountains National Park official, citing an autopsy report, says hypothermia killed an Ohio woman whose body was found at the park last year.

VOTER REGISTRATION, from Nashville: Legislation backed by Tennessee Republican Secretary of State Tre Hargett has been amended to provide for fines or misdemeanors only if voter registration groups violating the proposal’s new restrictions pay their workers.


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