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

November 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


A Tennessee inmate is scheduled to die next week for the murder of a young Knoxville woman in 1981. Lee Standifer’s mother remembers her as someone who was always positive and happy.

In Brief:

USDA GENERAL COUNSEL, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Senate has confirmed a Tennessee attorney to become the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s general counsel.

LOTTERY CEO, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The head of Tennessee’s lottery has been elected president of the World Lottery Association.

FATAL FAMILY ATTACK, from BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Children of a slain Tennessee woman are suing the estate of the man police say stabbed her to death.


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