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

June 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Top Stories:

In Brief:

BONNAROO-CARBON MONOXIDE, from MANCHESTER, Tenn. — Four paramedics working at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival have been hospitalized for possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

GREAT SMOKIES-FALL, from SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — A 63-year-old woman has survived a 40-foot (12-meter) fall at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

NASHVILLE AIRPORT-MAIL FRAUD, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A former Tennessee airport worker has pleaded guilty to a federal charge for fraudulently buying and re-selling $134,600 in cellphones.

DRUG ARRESTS, from RIPLEY, Tenn. — Authorities say 23 people are in custody after they were hit with drug-related charges in rural western Tennessee.


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