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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

September 2, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Nine vintage miniature rooms — the tiniest of tiny houses — line two walls in a Knoxville Museum of Art corner gallery. Called The Thorne Rooms, these exactly created and painstakingly restored scenes tell a story of American wealth, pop culture, art history and even survival. By Amy McRary, Knoxville News Sentinel.

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GEORGE STRAIT-DRUMMER DEATH, from Nashville: Country music star George Strait says he’s heartbroken over the death of his longtime drummer in a car accident near Nashville.

VOTER REGISTRATION, from Memphis: More than a dozen Tennessee organizations have begun a voter registration drive with a goal of signing up thousands of black voters ahead of November’s elections.

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