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AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 9 am, TN

November 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

AMAZON HQ

Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.

In Brief:

GIRL KIDNAPPED, from LUMBERTON, N.C. — Authorities are working to speak to the neighbors of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.

HUNTING GUIDE ACCUSED, from CROSBY, N.D. — A Tennessee man accused of illegally acting as a hunting guide in North Dakota for several years has pleaded not guilty.

HOUSE DEMOCRATS-RACIST COMMENT, from MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee Democrat newly elected to the House of Representatives has said the state is racist and most residents who voted Republican are uneducated.

DISTRACTED DRIVING, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Ford Motor Company Fund is giving a Nashville hospital $100,000 for its work teaching teens about distracted driving.

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