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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES:

ABDUCTION-BODIES FOUND

MARION — A sheriff says an Ohio suspect linked to the slayings of at least four women indicated he can’t remember the name of the first victim, who died over a decade ago and hasn’t been identified. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon.

IN BRIEF:

— STUDENTS’ PILLS STOLEN: A clinical aide suspected of stealing prescription pills intended for students at an Ohio middle school has been indicted on a drug theft charge.

— MICHAEL MOORE SHOW-THEATER: Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he’s not allowed to perform a one-man show about the presidential race at a central Ohio theater because officials there consider him too controversial.

— RAPPER-CHILD PORN-MUSIC VIDEOS: An Ohio rapper who federal authorities say recorded sexually explicit footage of teen girls and edited the footage into music videos has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

— ATV CHASE-ATTACK: A northeast Ohio sheriff’s deputy has been fired after a grand jury indicted him last week on charges he beat two all-terrain vehicle riders who prosecutors have said led authorities on a chase.

— FAKE COP-SEX ASSAULT: Police in northeast Ohio say they’re searching for the man who abducted a 9-year-old girl while posing as a police officer and sexually assaulted her.

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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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