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

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Top Story:


ALEXANDRIA, Va. _ A former government intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking classified documents to a reporter. Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Everette Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, was arrested Thursday morning and will make an initial appearance at the federal courthouse there.


TOKYO _ A Japanese court has rejected an appeal from the lawyers of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn over bail conditions that forbid him to contact his wife, as a prosecutor defended the restriction as needed to prevent evidence tampering. The Kyodo News service reported Thursday the Tokyo District Court rejected the appeal filed earlier in the day. The report could not be immediately confirmed. By Yuri Kageyama.

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In Brief:

BLACK FEMALE BISHOP, from CORDOVA, Tenn. _ A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee.

NASHVILLE DISTILLERY, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Nashville Craft Distillery is releasing its first whiskey.

COUNCILMAN-MISCONDUCT, from BOLIVAR, Tenn. _ A Tennessee city councilman is accused of overcharging Hardeman County for services and equipment provided by his air conditioning business.


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