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

November 27, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

GOVERNOR-TRANSITION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov.-elect Bill Lee has named three Cabinet members and six senior staffers for his new administration, including investment company chairman Stuart McWhorter as his finance commissioner.

In Brief:

—DEPUTY KILLED-TENNESSEE, from Charlotte: A judge has ruled that trial jurors will be picked from outside the area where a man is charged with killing a sheriff’s deputy and burning his body and patrol car.

—MINIMUM WAGE, from Memphis: Tennessee’s largest county will pay its workers at least $15 an hour next year.

—INCENTIVE AWARDS, from Nashville: A Tennessee panel has approved economic incentives of $975,000 for an aluminum rolling company and $772,000 for a trucking technology firm.

—FREE FLU SHOTS, from Nashville: County health departments across the state of Tennessee are giving out free flu shots on Dec. 5.

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