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BC-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:40 am, TN

March 26, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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In Brief:

BOARD OF REGENTS, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The body that governs Tennessee’s college system says it has approved new training programs at nine technical colleges and changes in some student fees at six community colleges.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE-GRADUATION RATES, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee higher education officials say community college graduation rates are on the rise.

ESCAPED INMATE, from BATON ROUGE, La. _ An inmate who escaped from a Louisiana jail over the weekend has been caught in Tennessee.

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