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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:40 pm, TN

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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 longstanding refusal to discuss anything politics.

In Brief:

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

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

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

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