Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Ohio. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Columbus bureau at 614-885-2727 or APColumbus@ap.org. Mark Gillispie is on the desk starting at 9 a.m. Sunday. Andrew Welsh Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Eastern.
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GOP 2016-CONVENTION PROTESTS Q&A
CLEVELAND —A look in question-and-answer form about an ACLU lawsuit against the city of Cleveland alleging its protest rules violate free speech rights. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 540 words.
GAY PRIDE EVENTS-SECURITY
CHICAGO — Revelers at gay pride events across the country say they won’t be intimidated after last weekend’s shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando killed 49 people and wounded 53. By Jayson Keyser. SENT: 550 words. AP photos.
POLICE OFFICER SHOT
CINCINNATI — Sunday marks one year since Cincinnati police officer Sonny Kim was fatally shot after responding to a call about a man acting belligerently with a gun. Those who knew and loved Kim discuss the fateful day a year ago when he was killed. By Keith Bierygolick, Cincinnati Enquirer. SENT: 1,900 words. MANDATORY MEMBER CREDIT.
— FATAL SHOOTOUT-BIKERS: Police say two people were killed and at least three wounded in a reported shootout between biker gangs in northeast Ohio.
— GUN SHOP-FATAL: A sheriff in southwest Ohio says a man has been fatally shot in the neck during a concealed carry class at a gun shop.
— FATAL SHOOTING-OFFICER: A northwest Ohio county sheriff says the shooting of a gravely ill man who pointed an assault weapon at deputies appears to be justified.
— CAR-TRAIN FATALITY: Police say a small child and a woman have been killed after a pickup truck was hit by a freight train in southern Ohio.
— DAYTON AIR SHOW: With tight security and without the Blue Angels, the annual two-day Dayton Air Show is set to thrill aviation fans.
— DOGFIGHTING-OHIO: A central Ohio prosecutor says five men arrested during a recent dog-fighting raid will be prosecuted in federal court.
— OHIO RIVER SWEEP: Volunteers are heading to the Ohio River on a cleanup mission.
— COUNTY REDESIGN-LOST WAGES: The county that’s home to Cleveland could owe more than $10 million to nearly 150 employees whose pay was slashed when their positions were reclassified under the new charter government.
— DEM 2016-CLINTON-OHIO: Hillary Clinton will highlight her trip next week to presidential battleground state Ohio with a speech on the economy.
— CLEVELAND POLICE SETTLEMENT: The head of a team monitoring Cleveland’s agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the city police department says the city needs to simplify the process for lodging misconduct complaints against officers.
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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Ohio 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.