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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

December 2, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

ANTI-SEMITISM-JEWISH ATHLETES

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Memphis Grizzlies forward Omri Casspi, who was born in Israel, was early in his NBA career when he saw a picture of himself defaced with a swastika. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen grew up with kids who made fun of the size of his nose. By Jimmy Golen.

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EXCHANGE-LEONARD BERNSTEIN-NASHVILLE EDUCATION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With 2018 marking the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, a spotlight has again been placed on the composer’s fierce commitment to education, demonstrated throughout his life by activities like the Young People’s Concerts and his Harvard Lecture Series. It was during the latter that Bernstein emphasized the importance of “inter-disciplinary values,” explaining that “the best way to ‘know’ a thing is in the context of another discipline.” By Kara McLeland, WPLN-FM.

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