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

June 8, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


CHARLOTTE, Tenn. — A man charged with killing a deputy in Tennessee, trying to impersonate him and burning his body now faces federal as well as state charges that could be punishable by death, authorities announced Friday.



MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Officials say a person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee.

In Brief:

—JUDGES-NEW LAWS, from Nashville: Tennessee judges are praising two new state laws they say will help protect domestic violence victims.

—SUFFRAGE MEMORIAL-TENNESSEE, from Knoxville: Almost 100 years ago, a Tennessee mother wrote her lawmaker son to urge him to cast the last vote needed to secure the voting rights of American women.


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