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. Kantele Franko is on the desk, followed by Lisa Cornwell. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmassey@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

OHIO STADIUM-FAN QUAKES

COLUMBUS — Ohio Stadium is sure to be rocking on Saturday when the rival Ohio State and Michigan football teams take the field, and geologists will find out just how much. They’ve planted sensors around the stadium this year to measure the seismic activity created by fans. SENT: 380 words.

IN BRIEF:

— DAD SHOOTS DAUGHTER: Surveillance video shows that a suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally shooting his adult daughter in the head at home loaded a revolver at the gas station he owns the day before the shooting.

— FLOOD AID-CINCINNATI: The state says damage from August flooding around Cincinnati wasn’t enough to qualify for financial aid from a disaster relief program.

— GIFT-WRAPPED DRUGS: The State Highway Patrol says troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in a vehicle that was stopped for a driving violation in northwest Ohio.

— UNIVERSITY-SEXUAL ASSAULTS: The president of the University of Toledo is telling students that their safety is her top priority after three sexual assaults were reported in little over a month since mid-October.

— DEER HUNTING-YOUTH: State officials say young hunters in Ohio harvested nearly 6,000 deer in the state’s youth gun season for hunting deer.

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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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