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

November 19, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

Top Stories:

JAPAN-NISSAN-GHOSN — YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry’s most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said. By Yuri Kageyama.

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CHILD RAPE SUSPECT-TENNESSEE, from SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Authorities say a Tennessee man suspected in the rape of a 16-month-old boy has been arrested in Alabama.

OFFICER ATTACKED, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Police say an officer has suffered a serious head injury from an unprovoked attack as he directed game-day traffic near the University of Tennessee.

CHILDREN RESEARCH GRANT, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt University is getting a $1.25 million grant to research the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children.

STATE PARKS-RECYCLING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee State Parks have expanded recycling with interior recycling bins added at all 56 state parks.

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