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AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN

October 8, 2018

Good morning! 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. Becky Yonker 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central unless noted. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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Top Stories:

PEOPLE-TAYLOR SWIFT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Music superstar Taylor Swift announced Sunday she’s voting for Tennessee’s Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. “In the past I’ve been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now,” Swift wrote in an Instagram post . By Kimberlee Kruesi.

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In Brief:

SHOOTING-FOOTBALL GAME, from BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — Police say two people have been wounded in a shooting after a high school football game in Tennessee.

SUPREME COURT-VIDEO, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Supreme Court has begun a program to make videos of oral arguments in Nashville available to the public.

VIETNAM WALL, from MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — A half-size replica of the Vietnam memorial wall will be displayed in Tennessee this month.

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