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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 2:30 pm, OH

November 18, 2018

Good afternoon. 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 until 5 p.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — A former grocery store in Middle Georgia is now serving high-tech aircraft manufacturing for the military in a lab similar to one connected with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayon, Ohio. SENT: 370 words.


BOSTON — The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. By Philip Marcelo and Deepti Hajela. SENT: 550 words.


— RHODES SCHOLARS-OHIO: A 2018 graduate of Ohio State University from suburban Columbus is a U.S. Rhodes scholar.


WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is considering a 2020 presidential run and says a Democratic presidential candidate hoping to win Ohio should focus on workers and their needs. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m.


—INMATE DEATH-OHIO: Richland County’s sheriff says an inmate has been found unresponsive at the county jail in Mansfield and has died.

— THREATENING CALLS-OHIO SCHOOL: An Ohio man has been charged with making threatening calls to a high school in Elyria because police said he was mad at his girlfriend.

— DORM SHOOTING-OHIO: Police say additional charges have been filed in the case of an apparent accidental shooting inside a dormitory at the University of Akron.




CLEVELAND — The Browns’ coaching search isn’t quite ready to cross gender or diplomatic lines. General manager John Dorsey, who opened the possibility of hiring a woman to be Cleveland’s next coach, said Sunday that the team has not discussed former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a candidate to become the club’s ninth coach since 1999. SENT: 600 words, photos. Also moving on some news wires.


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