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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:38 pm, TN

March 29, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

_NURSE’S ERROR-TENNESSEE, from Nashville: Prosecutors say a Tennessee nurse made multiple mistakes before fatally injecting a patient with the wrong drug.

_HIWASSEE COLLEGE, from Madisonville: Officials at a private Tennessee college have voted to close the school at the end of its spring semester.

_BRIBERY CHARGES, from Nashville: Tennessee authorities say a woman has been indicted on charges of bribing a police officer and then a judge.

_TENNESSEE UNEMPLOYMENT, from Nashville: Tennessee official say 80 of the state’s 95 counties have an unemployment rate less than 5 percent.


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