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

October 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Top Stories:


Republican businessman Bill Lee and Democratic former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean square off for the third and final time in a debate at Belmont University.

In Brief:

JUDGE NOMINATION, from GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal magistrate judge from Tennessee to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

WWII SAILOR-BURIAL, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Remains of a sailor killed during World War II are being returned home to Tennessee for burial.

MAN KILLED, from GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy says a man working to spread gravel at a farm near Greeneville was run over by his own truck and killed.


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