AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN
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AUTO EXECUTIVE CHARGED
DETROIT — A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison Monday in a scheme to curry favor with union officials by showering them with cash and gifts. Former head of labor relations Alphons Iacobelli admitted that he turned the budget of a company-sponsored training center into a slush fund. He’s the highest-ranking company official sentenced thus far in a federal probe that includes training centers at General Motors and Ford.
SENATE 2018-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The first U.S. Senate debate between Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn is set for Sept. 25.
TVA-COAL PLANTS, from CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced a new study to help it decide the future of coal fired plants in Tennessee and Kentucky.
EXPLOSIVE-ARREST, from JACKSON, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say they have arrested a man who provided undercover agents with a pipe bomb.
FORT CAMPBELL-3D PARTS, from FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Some Fort Campbell soldiers will perform a proof of concept at a demolition range this week using 3D printed components.
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