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 John Raby 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 News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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DEER FATALITY, from DICKSON, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say a driver was killed by a deer that went through his windshield after another car hit the animal and sent it airborne.

MOST WANTED, from BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — A man accused of a double homicide in southwestern Michigan has been captured in Georgia about a month after authorities announced he was added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted.

SENATE 2018-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn has released her first TV ad in her Senate bid.

NURSING HOME SANCTIONED, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee officials have barred a nursing home from accepting new patients after a woman there failed to receive timely treatment for knee fractures.

PUBLIC HOUSING-SMOKING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — One Tennessee city says it won't enforce the new national ban on smoking in public housing.

BONNAROO DEATH, from MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Autopsy results show a man who died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee accidently overdosed on drugs.


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