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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SOUTHERN POLITICS CHANGING
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.
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.
NISSAN-RENAULT-CARLOS GHOSN UP CLOSE
PARIS — A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have helped bring on his surprise downfall as head of the world’s best-selling auto group.
—HISTORIC HOUSE ELECTION-TENNESSEE, from Nashville: Tennessee House Democrats have elected the chamber’s first African-American minority leader.
—CATHOLIC PRIEST-EXHUMATION, from East Ridge: 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.
—UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-BOYD, from Knoxville: New University of Tennessee system interim president Randy Boyd has outlined his priorities.
—TRAFFIC SHOOTING, from Memphis: 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: Tennessee economic development officials are hosting nine regional training sessions about the benefits of opportunity zones.
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