AP-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN
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 email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A prosecutor is seeking to charge a white Tennessee police officer with homicide after surveillance footage appeared to show him chasing a black man and opening fire as the man fled from the officer.
ELECTION 2018-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-TENNESSEE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A national campaign to prevent politicians accused of sexual misconduct from being re-elected in the November election is now targeting a Tennessee lawmaker.
WASHINGTON — Premiums for a popular type of “silver” health plan under the Affordable Care Act will edge downward next year in most states, the Trump administration’s health chief announced Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries ratcheted up production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5 million barrels of aging whiskey — the highest volume since 1972, an industry group said Thursday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A University of Tennessee professor has resigned amid an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct.
—ACCUSED AGAIN-SEX CRIMES, from Clarksville: A former Tennessee teacher’s aide who was found not guilty of child rape three years ago has been accused of raping another boy last year.
—ATHLETIC DIRECTOR-SEXISM, from Soddy-Daisy: A Tennessee high school official posted online a video banning athletic shorts, saying “blame the girls, because they pretty much ruin everything.”
—FATHER KILLED, from Memphis: A Tennessee man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his father during an argument.
—CRAB MEAT-FALSE LABELS, from Newport News, Va.: The owner of a Virginia seafood company has pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsely label foreign crabmeat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab.
—NASHVILLE BUS FLEET, from Nashville: Nashville officials say the city’s bus fleet will get a massive facelift with the help of a $9 million federal grant.
—UBER SETTLEMENT, from Nashville: Tennessee’s attorney general says the state will receive a $1.7 million share from a $148 million nationwide settlement with Uber over its data breach.
—MUSIC-CHILDISH GAMBINO, from New York: Childish Gambino is postponing his tour to recover after he injured his foot.
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