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

May 13, 2019

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(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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:


NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won’t consider an appeal that could have delayed an upcoming Tennessee execution.


TOKYO _ Nissan is seeing sales and profits tumble, as its once revered former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct.

In Brief:

_STABBING DEATH, from Martin: Authorities say a University of Tennessee Martin student has been fatally stabbed and another person injured.

_BANK FRAUD, from Nashville: A Tennessee woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a scheme to steal money from credit union customers.

_PUBLIC SCHOOLS-SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWSUITS, from Nashville: The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bullied.

_PASTOR-CHILD SEX ABUSE, from Knoxville: A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence.


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