BC-OH–Ohio News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, OH

Good morning! 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. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or awelsh@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Eastern.

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




COLUMBUS — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton plans to portray Republican Donald Trump as an erratic and unfit steward of the nation’s economy, returning to Ohio to press the case that workers would bear the brunt of the business mogul’s policies. By Ken Thomas. SENT: 670 words. UPCOMING: Developing from 11:30 a.m. speech.


WASHINGTON — Among the Senate’s most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at gun control. So did Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson. By Mary Clare Jalonick. SENT: 790 words, photos, video.


CLEVELAND — Federal authorities say a man who fled the United States after pleading guilty in 1994 in a $3.2 million food stamp fraud case has been arrested in Israel and returned to northeast Ohio. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 5 p.m.


CHICAGO — Representatives of the eight states in the Great Lakes region are preparing to decide whether a city in the Milwaukee suburbs qualifies to tap Lake Michigan as its drinking water source. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing from meeting, timing uncertain.


TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A Canadian company that owns twin oil pipelines in the area where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge said Monday it will spend $7 million over the next two years on additional equipment that could be deployed quickly in the event of a spill, while insisting prospects are remote that it ever will be needed there. By John Flesher. SENT: 590 words, photos.


— INFANT DEATH-MOTHER CHARGED: A central Ohio woman has been charged with murder after authorities say they believe she shook and hit her 6-month-old son, who died over the weekend.

— WORKER CRUSHED-OHIO: Police say a worker was crushed to death at a sheet molding plant in central Ohio.

— SENATE 2016-OHIO-STRICKLAND: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland of Ohio is appealing to the women’s vote with a package of policy initiatives that he says promote strong families, economic equality, health care access and affordable child care.

— MEDICS-TREATMENT DELAY: The city of Columbus will pay $1.2 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed after two fire division paramedics failed to properly treat a woman in cardiac arrest four years ago.

— SCHOOL THREAT-SENTENCE: A judge in southwest Ohio ordered a 12-year-old girl to write a letter of apology, do 25 hours of community service and make restitution for costs from a school threat that led to evacuation of a school district’s complex.

— LIBRARY-WRIGHT BROTHERS: Officials say a new library in southwest Ohio will be built on the historic Wright brothers’ airplane factory site.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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.

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