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

September 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

Top Stories:

In Brief:

STUDENT VOTERS, from MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett has launched a statewide competition for voter registration at college campuses.

TENNESSEE ST-SHOES, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An assistant coach for women’s basketball at Tennessee State University is working to send shoes to children in Cuba.

POLICE SHOOTING-TENNESSEE, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Activists are questioning the level of force used by Tennessee police officers to arrest people protesting the Memphis Police Department’s shooting of a black man who was in critical condition.

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