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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

February 17, 2019

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(at)ap.org. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:

EXCHANGE-TRANSITIONING INMATES-FREEDOM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Every morning, Amelia Stem wakes up, pulls her clothes from the closet and gets ready for work. She’s on the road by 7:30 a.m. and works until around 5:30 p.m. Back at home, she does laundry and gets a bite to eat. She might chip away at an assignment for her Lipscomb University night class before heading to bed. By Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean.

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POOL INCIDENT-TENNESSEE, from KNOXVILLE: Police in Tennessee say a 3-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being found unconscious in a hotel pool where two other youths have died in the past four years.

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