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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN

May 14, 2018

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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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In Brief:

—MISSING SOLDIER, from Lake City, Ky.: Crews have found the body of a Fort Campbell soldier who was reported missing while tubing at Kentucky Lake.

—TENNESSEE SCHOOLS-ABUSE, from Nashville: An analysis has found Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services investigated 647 allegations of child abuse or neglect involving students at more than 460 schools during a recent 20-month period.

—MEMPHIS-TUITION FREEZE, from Memphis: Officials say the University of Memphis is going to give students a break and freeze tuition for the 2018-19 academic year.

—TENNESSEE DOWNTOWNS, from Nashville: State officials say 12 communities in Tennessee will participate in a program aimed at revitalizing their downtown commercial districts.

—HEART SURGEON-SCHOLARSHIP, from Nashville: Tennessee State University is establishing an endowed scholarship fund in honor of a renowned heart surgeon and alumnus of the school.

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