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

January 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Stories:


Gov. Bill Lee’s budget staff to brief reporters on the upcoming budget proposal.


The ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright is scheduled to report to court for a hearing ahead of her September trial on a murder charge.


PARIS _ The board of French carmaker Renault on Thursday named two new leaders to replace industry veteran Carlos Ghosn, who resigned after weeks of detention in Japan. The board chose Jean-Dominique Senard of Michelin to be chairman and Renault executive Thierry Bollore as CEO.

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In Brief:

ST JUDE-INTERNET-STORYTELLING, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee says it is starting an internet site that will contain stories about young patients and their families.

INMATES GRADUATE, from ONLY, Tenn. _ Inmates at the Turney Center Industrial Complex in Tennessee are graduating from Nashville State Community College with associate’s degrees in political science and business administration.

REFUGEE LAWSUIT-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee lawmakers have a March court date in an appeal of their dismissed lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program.


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