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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




WASINGTON — Despite a continuing effort and lots of noise by a band of insurgents, Donald Trump and the Republican Party are on track to defeat rebels trying to head off his nomination at this month’s convention in Cleveland. By Alan Fram. AP Photos. SENT: 840 words.



COLUMBUS — Road, air and water travel will be restricted around Cleveland for this month’s Republican National Convention, with security measures affecting passenger and cargo vehicles. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 370 words.


When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn’t want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop $20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard Stadium. By Kelli Kennedy. AP Photos, video. SENT: 840 words.


COLUMBUS — A newly released report says there’s limited information about what happens to the thousands of juveniles who end up in the Ohio justice system. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon.


— SHERIFF-CORRUPTION CHARGES: A former southeast Ohio sheriff appealing his corruption conviction will have his case heard next month by a state appeals court.

— WOMAN’S CONDOMINIUM DEATH-CHARGES: Police say a man has been arrested in the death of a woman who was found dead in her Cincinnati condominium with her face and head bound in duct tape.

— POLICE SHOOTING-BASEBALL BAT: Police say they shot and wounded a man after he charged at them with a baseball bat in central Ohio.

— D-DAY PLANE RESTORATION: A former state lawmaker who runs a small airport in northwestern Ohio is setting out to restore a plane that flew during the D-Day invasion.

— PARADE FLOAT-BOY HURT: A boy was injured after authorities say he was run over by a float during a Fourth of July parade in central Ohio.


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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