AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN
Jul. 29, 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 email@example.com. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TENNESSEE LEGISLATURE-ELECTION PREVIEW
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An exodus of more than two dozen state lawmakers means new faces are running for the Republican-led Tennessee General Assembly, setting up primary fights that could have early implications on the jockeying to become the House's new leader. Eighteen Republican and seven Democratic incumbents in the House won't be running again. They include Republican Speaker Beth Harwell of Nashville and Democratic Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley, who are both vying for governor. By Jonathan Mattise.
— TENNESSEE LEGISLATURE-ELECTION PREVIEW-GLANCE
EXCHANGE-SURGERY-TEEN'S SEVERED ARM
When 13-year-old Tyler Hughes was flown to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Jan. 18 with his left arm nearly severed, the odds didn't seem in his favor. Dr. Matthew Goldman, a vascular surgeon and assistant professor at Wake Forest Baptist in North Carolina, and his fellow surgical teammates rushed Tyler into the operating room with the hopes of saving his arm. By Kylie Hubbard. An AP member exchange.
DEADLY FALL, from JASPER, Tenn. — Officials say a man has died after falling from a trail in Tennessee.
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