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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN

November 7, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A day after securing enough votes to become Tennessee’s next governor, Republican Bill Lee says he will soon reveal his top policy proposals and cabinet selections as he transitions into the office.

ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-TENNESSEE

UNDATED — Voters casting midterm election ballots in Tennessee are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.

Also:

—ELECTION 2018-TENNESSEE-NEWSGUIDE, from Nashville.

—VOTER INTIMIDATION, from Hendersonville: Police in Tennessee are investigating a report of voter intimidation.

In Brief:

—COAL ASH SPILL-LAWSUIT, from Knoxville: A jury has sided with workers who say they were sickened after they were tapped to clean up a massive 2008 coal ash spill in Tennessee.

—GIRL KIDNAPPED, from Lumberton, N.C.: The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.

—CARBON MONOXIDE LEAK-HOTEL, from Nashville: Officials say a carbon monoxide leak at a Tennessee hotel has sickened nine people.

—GANGSTER DISCIPLES-METH, from Jackson: Federal prosecutors say nine alleged members of the Gangster Disciples street gang have been charged with selling large amounts of methamphetamine in Tennessee.

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