AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:55 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — Nashville Mayor David Briley’s office says he’s “inclined not to participate” in a Christmas parade if Kid Rock remains grand marshal. The comment follows a Fox & Friends interview Friday in which Kid Rock used an expletive to describe Joy Behar of The View.
—MEN FATALLY SHOT, from Nashville: Police say a man shot and killed another man and then himself at a home in Tennessee.
—OFFICER CHARGED-ASSAULT, from Chattanooga: An affidavit says a Tennessee officer took a woman caught shoplifting to his apartment and fondled her.
—VANDERBILT-NURSE’S ERROR, from Nashville: Federal officials say they have accepted a corrective plan from Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a nurse accidentally gave a lethal dose of the wrong medicine to a patient who died.
—INSTANT RUNOFF VOTING-LAWSUIT, from Nashville: A Tennessee lawsuit urges a judge to deem instant runoff voting legal in the state.
—AMAZON HQ-NASHVILLE, from Nashville: Nashville’s police union is blasting the city’s plans to award up to $15 million in incentives for Amazon’s new facility, calling it “corporate welfare.”
—FIREWISE COMMUNITY, from Jasper: A remote Marion County community has earned special recognition for its wildfire preparations.
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