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AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, OH

September 19, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

MEXICO BORDER WALL-IMAGES

NEWARK — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections. Kenneth Madsen, an Ohio State University geography professor and border wall expert, hopes his new photo exhibit will help bring the border closer to people at a time of heated discussion about the role of the wall, and of barriers in society overall. By Andrew Welsh Huggins. SENT: 630 words, photos.

ELECTION 2018-OHIO-GOVERNOR-DEBATES

DAYTON — Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray, the former federal consumer watchdog, face off in the first of three formal debates Wednesday. By Julie Carr Smyth. UPCOMING: 550 words developing from debate set to begin at 7 p.m. EDT.

BRIEFS:

— LITERARY PEACE PRIZE — A debut novel about a displaced Palestinian family and a book of essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama’s presidency have been named the winners of the annual Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

— POLICE RELATIONS-OHIO: The state says the latest law enforcement agency to be certified on standards governing the use of deadly force and other policies is a police department serving an Ohio village.

— BEER BREWING DEGREE: An Ohio university will soon offer an undergraduate degree in beer and wine making.

— OHIO CONSTITUTION-DEGREE: The state is announcing plans for a new exhibit showcasing some of Ohio’s earliest constitutions.

— OHIO SWIMMER-TV: The Travel Channel says it will air a segment on the Ohio baker who swam from Cuba to Florida at age 65 in 1978 in an attempt at a peace gesture.

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SPORTS:

FBN--BENGALS-BERNARD

CINCINNATI — Giovani Bernard steps into a bigger role in the Bengals’ offense with running back Joe Mixon sidelined following a knee procedure. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.

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