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

May 7, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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In Brief:

RECYCLING CENTER FIRE, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ Fire investigators in Tennessee have concluded that a backfiring forklift caused a recycling center fire that resulted in evacuations and took two days to extinguish.

WIC ELECTRONIC CARD, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee’s Women, Infants and Children program has moved from issuing its benefits on paper to a debit card-style system.

TROOPER-FATAL WRECK, from JACKSON, Tenn. _ A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has been killed in a wreck on Interstate 40.

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