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

September 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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.

Top Stories:

BOURBON RESTORATION PROJECT

MILLVILLE, Ky. — The whiskey quit flowing decades ago from a landmark Kentucky distillery housed in a picturesque castle. Nearly a half-century of neglect reduced the one-time tourist draw to a decaying relic. Now, two newcomers to the whiskey business have resurrected the Old Taylor distillery and renamed it. And along with bourbon and rye, they hope once again to generate tourism. By Bruce Schreiner.

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OFFICER-INTERNAL AFFAIRS COMPLAINT, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An internal affairs file from a Tennessee police department says a now-fired officer is accused of shocking a man with a stun gun before repeatedly stomping on his neck.

HOUSEHOLD INCOME, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam’s office says the median household income in Tennessee grew by 5.8 percent in 2017 compared to 2016.

NASHVILLE LIBRARY-WOMEN’S VOTING RIGHTS, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Board members for the Nashville Public Library have signed off on a plan to build a new exhibit dedicated to the role Nashville served in securing women the right to vote.

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