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 Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or

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— COUNCILMAN-SEX CHARGES: Authorities say a Conneaut city councilman accused of sex charges involving multiple minors between 1997 and 2005 has been indicted in Ashtabula County on counts including rape and compelling prostitution.

— EDUCATION PLAN: State officials have unveiled a five-year plan aimed at helping Ohio students succeed after graduating from high school.

— FATAL CRASH: Authorities in Wayne Township in Warren County say a crash has killed an 18-year-old woman and injured two others.



UNDATED: Will they start? If not, when will they play? While there are many scenarios that can dominate the spotlight as the NFL season kicks off, with five teams there is only one. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 1, 100 words, photos.


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