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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:30 pm, TN

January 22, 2019

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(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

JAPAN-GHOSN

TOKYO _ A Tokyo court rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail on Tuesday, more than two months after his arrest.

CAMP MINDEN EXPLOSIVES

NEW ORLEANS _ The former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility has dropped an appeal of his sentence.

In Brief:

_TRACKING THE LEGISLATURE, from Nashville: Tennessee lawmakers say the state House has added a new feature to the online bill tracking process.

_REPORTER ARRESTED-DISMISSED, from Memphis: Court records say domestic violence charges against an on-air news reporter in Tennessee have been dismissed.

_OBIT-MAXINE BROWN RUSSELL, from Nashville: Maxine Brown Russell, who together with her brother Jim Ed Brown and sister Bonnie Brown formed the country trio The Browns, has died.

_ALI CENTER-BLACK HISTORY MONTH, from Louisville, Ky.: The Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky says its programming for Black History Month will include the screening of a documentary and a film.

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