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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:45 pm, TN

June 13, 2018

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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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Top Stories:

SMALLBIZ-SMALL TALK-FOOD TRUCKS

NEW YORK — Starting a food truck to sell tacos or barbecue on downtown streets may seem easy or fun, but owners are finding they need more sophisticated plans now that the novelty has worn off.

Also:

EXCHANGE CODY NITE RODEO

CODY, Wyo. — Last year the lament behind the chutes at Stampede Park of “Where have all the bareback riders gone?” was not part of a country song, but a daily question for Cody Nite Rodeo in Wyoming.

In Brief:

—PRISON GUARDS KILLED, from Eatonton, Ga.: One of two Georgia inmates accused of killing two guards last year admitted in a recorded interview that he shot the guards.

—MADE IN USA SCHEME, from Greeneville: Several former executives of a one-time leading manufacturer of boots for the U.S. military have been sentenced in a “Made in USA” scheme.

—COLD CASE-INDICTMENT, from Chattanooga: Authorities are searching for a man who has been indicted in the 2009 suffocation of an alleged numbers runner in Tennessee.

—TENNESSEE GOVERNOR-DEBATE, from Nashville: Separate debates for the Democratic and Republican hopefuls in Tennessee’s open race for governor are slated for the upcoming weeks.

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