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

November 26, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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Top Stories:


ATLANTA — The Solid South is no more. A century of rule by “Southern Democrats” followed by a generation of Republican domination is evolving into something more complex. By Bill Barrow.

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TOKYO — The board of Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors, which is allied with Renault and Nissan, voted unanimously Monday to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman following his arrest last week. Prosecutors arrested Ghosn on Nov. 19 on suspicion he under-reported his income by $44 million over five years. Nissan Motor Co. ousted him as its chairman last week, saying an internal investigation prompted by a whistleblower also found Ghosn misused company money and assets. By Yuri Kageyama.

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In Brief:

CATHOLIC PRIEST-EXHUMATION, from EAST RIDGE, Tenn. — A Catholic diocese is trying to exhume the body of a priest who died amid a yellow fever epidemic in 1878, as part of a bid to secure his sainthood.

US-TRAFFIC SHOOTING, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say two women taking children to see a Christmas light show at the Memphis Zoo have been wounded in an apparent road rage shooting.

OPPORTUNITY ZONE TRAINING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee economic development officials are hosting nine regional training sessions about the benefits of opportunity zones.


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