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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

May 12, 2019

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(at)ap.org. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. _ Authorities have arrested a man suspected of leading them on a chase through three counties that included four stolen vehicles, the last of which was driven into the Tennessee River. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports , the incident began around noon on Saturday when Rhea County deputies responded to a report of suspicious activity. Arriving at the scene, they saw a white Chevrolet pickup truck drive through a closed garage door. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.



In situations of life and death or pain and suffering, it can be cathartic to put those feelings and emotions down on paper. For doctors, it is their job to make life-and-death decisions and face the pain and suffering of their patients. By Michelle Corbet, The Daily Memphian. SENT: 1100 words.

AP Photos TNMEM101-0502190057, TNMEM102-0502190056, TNMEM103-0502190103.


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