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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 2 pm, TN

August 26, 2018

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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Genesis the Greykid is a fixture in downtown Chattanooga, and he is relatively easy to spot thanks in part to the coal-black dreadlocks that rest atop his thin frame. He’s also easily recognizable as the guy who can be seen walking nearly everywhere downtown or sitting in an outdoor cafe enjoying a cup of tea or working on one of his latest paintings. “I’ll hear people say, “That’s the guy that walks everywhere,′ ” he says during a recent breakfast meeting at Stir. Later that afternoon, he set up shop on the cafe outside and went to work on one of his smaller paintings. By Barry Courter, Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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NASHVILLE SHOOTING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Police in Nashville say one man has died in a shooting that also left four other people injured at a public housing complex.


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