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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:40 pm, TN

January 31, 2019

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(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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Top Stories:

ONLINE SALES TAX-TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee is unlikely to face a legal challenge should it begin collecting more sales taxes from internet purchases, according to a new state report encouraging the state to take advantage of the possible revenue bump.

In Brief:

_ELECTROLUX-TENNESSEE, from Memphis: Swedish appliance maker Electrolux says it is stopping production at its Memphis, Tennessee, factory while investing $250 million in a separate facility in the state.

_US MARSHAL IMPERSONATION-INDICTMENT, from Nashville: A Tennessee man had been indicted on charges that he impersonated a deputy U.S. marshal and made a false statement in connection with the investigation into his U.S. Marshal’s Service affiliation.

_LABORATORY-SETTLEMENT, from Nashville: A prosecutor says a pathology laboratory has agreed to pay $63.5 million to settle claims that its relationships with referring doctors violated federal kickback law.

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