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

May 28, 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. Travis Loller 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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In Brief:

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, from GATLINBURG, Tenn. _ A National Park Service report says that visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park spent $953 million in communities near the park last year.

STATE PARKS-FREE HIKES, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee’s state parks are offering free hikes guided by a ranger next month, in honor of National Trails Day.

TICK FOUND, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Public health officials say an invasive tick has been detected in Tennessee.

MILITARY MEMBERS MEMORIALIZED, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has honored 10 deceased U.S. military service members as part of Memorial Day services.


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