AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN
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. Bruce Schreiner 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-DIPIETRO RETIREMENT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro announced Monday that he plans to retire early next year. DiPietro said he will retire Feb. 14, but will actually step down from active service Nov. 21 to use his remaining vacation time.
—SENATE 2018-TENNESSEE, from Nashville: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn says sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from high school are a “delay tactic,” saying his female accuser should testify under oath and a committee vote shouldn’t be delayed.
—TROPICAL WEATHER-SMOKY MOUNTAINS, from GATLINBURG, Tenn.: Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will begin assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Florence’s remnants.
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