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

April 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


Eric Dreiband, an assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, speaks at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board meeting in Memphis, Tennessee.


A white Nashville police officer who fatally shot an armed black man from behind in July is due back in court Thursday. Nashville Officer Andrew Delke is charged in the death of 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick. A trial date has not been set yet. Hearing at 9a in Nashville. Coverage on merits.

In Brief:

TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM-TITANS, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Tennessee State Museum is marking 20 years of the NFL’s Titans in the state with a special display.

KILLINGS-APARTMENT FIRE, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ A 19-year-old Tennessee man has been charged with fatally shooting a husband and wife whose bodies were found in a burned apartment.

OVERDOSE PREVENTION, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is adding staff to an overdose prevention program that it credits with saving at least 2,000 lives.


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