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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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BOSTON — Some of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges are suffering steep slides in enrollment amid growing competition, new regulation and government pressure that put one of the industry’s top players, ITT Technical Institute, out of business this month. The losses are the latest in an industry-wide downturn that started in 2010, according to federal data. By Collin Binkley. UPCOMING: 700 words by noon. AP Photos.
SACRAMENTO-PIE IN FACE
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie at a charity dinner Wednesday night, and an official says the former NBA star went on the defensive.
— CHILD DEATH-PARENTS CHARGED: The sister of a 2-year-old Cincinnati girl who died of starvation and blunt-force injury has testified that the toddler’s father held the girl by the legs and swung her into a wall.
— DRUG CHARGES-CARFENTANIL: A federal grand jury has indicted two Ohioans on charges of distributing heroin laced with carfentanil (kahr-FEHN’-tuh-nihl), a substance used to tranquilize large animals that authorities say is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.
— TRUCK-VAN COLLISION: A Florida man is being held without bond following a crash that killed four softball players from Ohio who were playing in a tournament in Panama City.
— GIRL KILLED-SUV: Officials say a 7-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a sport utility vehicle outside an apartment complex in Ohio’s capital city.
— ASSISTED LIVING-THEFTS: A central Ohio woman has admitted under a plea deal that she stole jewelry, watches and other items from residents of senior living facilities over several years to support her drug habit.
— FATAL FIRE-RAPE CASE: An Ohio man accused of setting a fire that killed a 10-year-old and her grandparents on the day he was to go to trial on allegations of sexually assaulting her is getting a new trial with a new jury.
— AGRICULTURE SECRETARY-OHIO COLLEGE: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is highlighting the department’s investments in rural infrastructure projects with a visit to an Ohio college.
— OHIO INMATE-SUICIDE: An appeals court has revived a lawsuit against a former Ohio prison doctor who was sued after the 2011 suicide of an inmate under his care.
— OHIO COLLEGE-FRATERNITY HAZING: Miami University in Ohio has suspended another fraternity after investigating allegations of hazing
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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.