AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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TROPICAL WEATHER-DEATH TOLLS
More than six months after Hurricane Irma’s catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, the number of deaths attributed to the storm increased to 129 — more than twice the amount reported at the end of the storm. It took years for Hurricane Katrina’s death toll to become fully known. That number is still debated today with figures used by disaster agencies varying by as much as 600 deaths. By Julie Watson.
TROPICAL WEATHER-SMOKY MOUNTAINS, from GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will begin assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Florence’s remnants.
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