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AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN

January 4, 2018

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. Becky Yonker 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

TOP STORIES:

FIDDLE AUCTION

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A fiddle that Goodwill believes was once owned by country music legend Roy Acuff is expected to generate thousands of dollars for the charitable organization in the Kansas City area. The Kansas City Star reports that the fiddle was donated anonymously to Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas and is being sold in an online auction at shopgoodwill.com. As of Thursday morning the high bid was $7,780. The auction is open until 11 p.m. Central time Saturday. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

HISTORIC PLACES-TENNESSEE — A Tennessee board is scheduled to review proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. SENT: 110 words.

KNOXVILLE-SHORT TERM RENTALS — Permits are now available in a Tennessee city to run Airbnb properties and other short-term rentals under new regulations. SENT: 130 words.

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