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 Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — British singer-songwriter Lucie Silvas started her career with a successful major label debut in the United Kingdom and writing songs for other British pop acts. After crossing the Atlantic for Nashville, she's found her voice again as a skilled and independent retro pop stylist.

In Brief:

—SENATE 2018-TENNESSEE, from Nashville: A Democratic-aligned group's TV ad attacks Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn over claims about congressional perks.

—MISSING WIFE-GRACELAND TRIP, from Canton, Ohio: Police say the body of an Ohio woman who was killed by her husband might have wound up in a Kentucky landfill.

—PESTS CLOSE SCHOOL, from Memphis: A high school in Tennessee that's been struggling with a pest infestation recently reopened following treatment only to close again.

—BAGGED BONES-MISSING MAN, from Nashville: Police say bones found inside a small duffel bag near a lake in Tennessee are those of a missing man.

—POLICE SHOOTING, from Trenton, Ga.: Authorities say a Georgia state trooper shot a man from Tennessee who fled a traffic stop and pointed a replica handgun at him.

—HOMICIDE VICTIM-30 YEARS, from Knoxville: State investigators say a body found more 30 years ago along Interstate 75 in Tennessee belongs to a missing woman from Indiana.

—BOOKER-MEMPHIS, from Memphis: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is headlining a Democratic rally in Tennessee this weekend.

—ELVIS-CANDLELIGHT VIGIL, from Memphis: Elvis Presley fans will no longer pay about $30 to visit his grave during the annual candlelight vigil on his death anniversary in Memphis, Tennessee.


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