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

November 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


With their supermajority intact after the November elections, Tennessee state House Republicans are set to pick their new leaders Tuesday, including an open contest for speaker.

In Brief:

EXECUTION-MILLER, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee death row inmate David Earl Miller faces a Tuesday afternoon deadline to inform prison officials whether he wants to be executed by lethal injection or electrocution. AP Photos.

HEALTH CARE FRAUD, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Murfreesboro dentist and his administrator are under arrest in a health care fraud conspiracy.

MISSING SOLDIER, from ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. — The remains of a Rogersville, Tennessee, soldier who died in Germany during World War II have been positively identified.

STOLEN CAR RESCUE, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman says she was driving in a shopping center parking lot when she heard screaming and noticed her daughter’s car leaving the area.


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