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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.




GOLDEN POND, Ky. — A controversial project that called for logging and burning to improve forest health at Land Between The Lakes has been canceled. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 2 p.m.


OUTDOOR CONCERTS-NASHVILLE — Finishing touches are being added to Nashville's new riverfront amphitheater, scheduled to open later this month. SENT: 150 words.

MACHINE PARTS MAKER-JOBS — A company that specializes in manufacturing machine parts is establishing a new facility in Wilson County that's expected to create 245 jobs. SENT: 120 words.

HONORS CONFERENCE — More than 4,000 of the nation's brightest students will converge on Nashville, Tennessee, in the fall. SENT: 130 words.

MEMPHIS-HUD GRANT — U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen says Memphis is one of nine finalists for a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant aimed at revitalizing neighborhoods by improving housing. SENT: 110 words.


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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Tennessee and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click "All" or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.