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

September 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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:

In Brief:

SENATE 2018-TENNESSEE-PENCE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vice President Mike Pence will be one of the top guests at a conference for conservative leaders in Tennessee. AP Photos.

CAR CHASE-ABANDONED BABY, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mississippi police say a woman led officers on a car chase that ended in Tennessee when she fled on foot and left behind her 1-year-old baby.

SCHOOL THREATENED, from STRAWBERRY PLAINS, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say a 13-year-old student has been arrested for sharing a post online that said the student intended to carry out a school shooting.

JUVENILE COURTS, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a move signaling a change in approach to juvenile justice in a Tennessee county under federal supervision, its new mayor has announced it will contract with a new settlement coordinator.

GOVERNOR’S CONFERENCE-FAITH HILL, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Faith Hill is slated to deliver the keynote address at Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s conference on economic development in November.

POLICE SHOOTING-TENNESSEE, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Protesters gathered at the scene where officers in Tennessee shot a man who remains in critical condition.


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