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BC-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN

March 13, 2019

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 apnashville@ap.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central unless noted. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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Top Stories:


New York-based call center operator Conduit Global has told state officials it plans to cut 112 jobs from its facility in Memphis, Tennessee.

In Brief:

SUPPLY CROWDFUNDING BAN, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ A school district in Tennessee says it no longer wants teachers to use crowdfunding websites to get extra school supplies.

SHILOH EXPANSION, from SAVANNAH, Tenn. _ U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn say a law signed by President Donald Trump will expand Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee.

PINEY FALLS-ADDITION, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee environmental officials have added nearly 400 acres to Piney Falls State Natural Area in Rhea County.


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