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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

In Brief:

FATHER KILLED, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his father during an argument.

NASHVILLE BUS FLEET, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville officials say the city’s bus fleet will get a massive facelift with the help of a $9 million federal grant.

UBER SETTLEMENT, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s attorney general says the state will receive a $1.7 million share from a $148 million nationwide settlement with Uber over its data breach.

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR-SEXISM, from SODDY-DAISY, Tenn. — A Tennessee high school official posted online a video banning athletic shorts, saying “blame the girls, because they pretty much ruin everything.”

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