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

September 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ARMED ROBBERY-SCREAM MASKS, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint by several people who sounded like teens and were wearing “Scream” masks.

COUNTRY MUSIC-SON-IN-LAW, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The son-in-law of country music star Alan Jackson and Nashville prosecutor has died in a fall in Florida.

VANDERBILT-SCHOLARSHIPS, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A $25 million donation will set up a scholarship program for military veterans to pursue graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University.

DEATH ROW INMATES-LAWSUIT, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Attorneys for the state say Tennessee’s Supreme Court shouldn’t consider an expert’s conclusions about “tortuous effects” of the latest execution in a challenge of the state’s lethal injection protocol.

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