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

June 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

Top Stories:


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brown-Forman is reporting fourth-quarter earnings of $110 million. The Louisville, Kentucky, company reported per-share net income of 23 cents Wednesday. The liquor company that makes Jack Daniel’s and other brands posted revenue of $733 million in the period.

In Brief:

PERFECT ATTENDANCE-BIKES, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Dozens of children with perfect attendance in a Tennessee school district are getting a gift to enjoy on summer break: A bicycle.

TENNESSEE RIVER PROJECT, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A group of students and professors from the University of Tennessee are working to make the Tennessee River more accessible.

CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED-E COLI, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A hospital in Tennessee says it has seen nearly 10 children under the age of 4 test positive for E. coli.


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