AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN
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 email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With their supermajority intact after the November elections, Tennessee state House Republicans are set to pick their new leaders Tuesday, including an open contest for speaker.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A study of Nashville traffic stops has found they don’t reduce crime, they disproportionately affect black residents and they have a negative impact on community-police relations.
—OFFICERS-TRANSPORTING DRUGS, from Memphis: A former police officer in Tennessee has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a drug-related corruption case.
—TENNESSEE REVENUE-PROJECTIONS, from Nashville: State officials are being warned Tennessee will see modest revenue growth for both this current fiscal year and in the next after seeing a boom in economic activity.
—INMATE ESCAPE, from Cleveland: Authorities are searching for a Tennessee inmate who escaped from custody while at a hospital.
—TODDLER SHOT, from Memphis: Police in Tennessee say a toddler has been fatally shot.
—EXECUTION-MILLER, from Nashville: Tennessee death row inmate David Earl Miller faces a Tuesday afternoon deadline to inform prison officials whether he wants to be executed by lethal injection or electrocution.
—HEALTH CARE FRAUD, from Nashville: A Murfreesboro dentist and his administrator are under arrest in a health care fraud conspiracy.
—MISSING SOLDIER, from Rogersville: The remains of a Rogersville, Tennessee, soldier who died in Germany during World War II have been positively identified.
—STOLEN CAR RESCUE, from Knoxville: A Tennessee woman says she was driving in a shopping center parking lot when she heard screaming and noticed her daughter’s car leaving the area.
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