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

December 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It was a fun and competitive weekend for a young group of all-stars as they visited Texas and represented Memphis, Tennessee, in a weekend football tournament. The players, some venturing outside of Memphis for the first time in their lives, built bonds on the field and off, says one of their coaches, Matt King. By Adrian Sainz.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brown-Forman Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $249 million. On a per-share basis, the Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 52 cents.

In Brief:

WATER PLAN, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam wants the public’s input on a state plan for future water availability.

SOLDIERS RETURN, from FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Fort Campbell says more than 200 soldiers are returning to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line over the next two weeks.

CONVEYOR BELT URINATOR, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee man faces up to three years in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility.


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