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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH

November 12, 2018

Good evening. 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 takes the desk starting at 7:30 a.m. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2020-PRESIDENT SHERROD BROWN?

CINCINNATI — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the winningest Democrats in Ohio history, says he is seriously considering a 2020 presidential run. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 360 words, photos.

BRIEFS:

— AMAZON AIR SERVICES-OHIO: Amazon says it will open an operation at Wilmington Air Park that will include daily flights and a package-sorting facility.

— SHOOTING-COUPLE SLAIN: Police say a husband and wife have been shot multiple times at their home in the Cleveland suburb of North Royalton and have died.

— DISABLED STUDENTS-LAWSUIT: Ohio’s Department of Education and an advocacy group have a proposed agreement to settle a 25-year-old lawsuit about the education of students with disabilities.

— DRUGS IN UNDERWEAR: Police in Alliance say a man arrested during a traffic stop had 33 grams of meth stashed in his underwear.

— VETERANS-MEMORIAL MONUMENT: A monument honoring 327 soldiers, sailors, Marines and nurses who died during World War I has been unveiled in a cemetery in the Toledo suburb of Sylvania.

— POLAR BEAR-ZOO: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has acquired an addition to its polar bear family

— ORCHESTRA-JAMIE FARR: Actor Jamie Farr will join the Cleveland Orchestra for its Christmas concerts this year.

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SPORTS:

FBN--BENGALS-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

CINCINNATI — Marvin Lewis got the Bengals’ head coaching job because of his reputation for defensive excellence. He’s now in charge of trying to resuscitate a historically bad unit and pulling Cincinnati’s season back from the brink. By Joe Kay. 780 words, photos.

FBN--MUCH BETTER BROWNS

CLEVELAND — Browns interim coach Gregg Williams says he’s not worried about his future with the team. The Browns played one of their best all-around games in years on Sunday, beating Atlanta 28-16 to snap a four-game losing streak in their second game since Williams took over after Hue Jackson was fired. By Tom Withers. SENT: 800 words, photos.

ALSO:

— FBN--SAINTS-PAYTON-FIRE ALARM: Saints coach Sean Payton says he broke a blaring fire alarm in visitor’s locker room at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown stadium and that he intends to ensure the repairs are paid for. With photos.

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