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U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen attends a forum at Rhodes College in Memphis. Event begins at 6 p.m. CT. Length of story on merit.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading worry across a widening swath of the Southeast. Faced with new forecasts that showed a more southerly threat, Georgia’s governor joined his counterparts in Virginia and North and South Carolina in declaring a state of emergency, and some residents who had thought they were safely out of range boarded up their homes. By Jeffrey Collins.
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POLICE SHOOTING-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee prosecutor says it could take about two weeks to a month more to decide whether to charge a white officer who fatally shot a 25-year-old black man in July.
NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-MEMPHIS, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police say the man who opened fire at a Tennessee nightclub and wounded several people has been arrested.
MEMPHIS MUSIC HALL OF FAME, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Soul songstress Aretha Franklin is headlining a diverse and influential class of performers and music industry personalities who are being inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
MISSING MAN-BODY FOUND, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The National Park Service says the scavenged body of a missing man has been found at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles Tennessee and North Carolina.
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