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 Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at

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OVERCROWDED JAIL, from JACKSON, Tenn. — Authorities say a Tennessee jail is so overcrowded that inmates sleep on floors and squeeze into cells meant for smaller groups.

JOURNALISM HALL OF FAME, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Five graduates of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications are being inducted into the school's Hall of Fame this month.

HISTORIC PLACES, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee State Review Board will consider several proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places later this month.

TBI ACTING DIRECTOR-INVESTIGATION, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A spokesman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation who was placed on leave for possible involvement in an investigation of a former acting director of the agency has resigned.


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