AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:50 pm, TN
Jul. 12, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TENNESSEE ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Key nominations are at stake in Tennessee for open races for governor and U.S. Senate as early voting kicks off Friday.
BOSTON — Anticipating renewed fights over abortion, some governors and state lawmakers already are looking for ways to enhance or dismantle the right in their own constitutions and laws.
—LINEMAN KILLED, from Manchester: A power company lineman who was working in a lift bucket that suddenly caught fire has died.
—PASTOR-RAPE CHARGES, from Morristown: A Tennessee pastor is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl.
—COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS, from Nashville: State officials say 70 communities in Tennessee are receiving nearly $28 million in grants to improve infrastructure and health and safety programs.
—LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, from Golden Pond: The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public feedback on how it should plan for recreation and environmental education at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
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