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AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

October 13, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Justin Webb moved to Knoxville five years ago with nothing more than a Spider-Man suit and a car payment. He soon went from being homeless to owning multiple vehicles modeled after movies, including a “Scooby-Doo” Mystery Machine and a “Jurassic Park” Jeep. But Justin, now 29, has given up nearly all he’s acquired for a simpler life in search of personal happiness with his wife, Megan. AP Photo.

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ARSON ARREST, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Northwest Knoxville woman was arrested Thursday after she attempted to set a trailer on fire with another adult and a child inside it.

FORMER OFFICER SENTENCED, from LEBANON, Tenn. — A former sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sex-related crimes.


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