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

November 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

UNIVERSITY-SECURITY FEES LAWSUIT

CLEVELAND — A conservative advocacy group suing Kent State University officials argues the Ohio school is impeding free speech with a $1,800 fee to provide security for a planned gun-rights discussion at the student center. SENT: 330 words.

BRIEFS:

— TRANSGENDER STUDENT-LAWSUIT: A professor is suing officials at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by that student.

— DOUBLE FATAL SHOOTING: Police say two people were found shot in a car near an intersection in Toledo and both have died.

— VEHICLE STRIKES PEDESTRIANS: Police say a vehicle struck and injured a baby and two women in Cleveland and fled the scene.

— BELATED BLIMP RIDE: Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. honored a Stark County man’s voucher for a free blimp ride 17 years after it was awarded to him.

— COLUMBUS SCHOOLS-SUPERINTENDENT: Ohio’s largest school district, Columbus Local Schools, has approved a contract agreement with its new superintendent.

— EVENT FEE FIGHT: A newly formed group is supporting a proposed 7 percent fee on arts, sports and entertainment ticket sales in Ohio’s capital city as debate over the proposal continues.

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SPORTS:

FBC--OHIO STATE-WINNING WITH DEFENSE

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The ball was loose in the end zone only briefly before Dre’Mont Jones recovered it, giving Ohio State a touchdown that turned the game in the Buckeyes’ favor for good. Ohio State beat Michigan State 26-6 on Saturday with the type of defensive performance that’s been all too rare for the Buckeyes this season. By Noah Trister. SENT: 590 words, photos.

FBN--SAINTS-BENGALS

CINCINNATI Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in the first half, moving ahead of Brett Favre for second place on the career list, and the New Orleans Saints rolled to their eighth straight victory Sunday, 51-14 over the Cincinnati Bengals. By Joe Kay. SENT: 530 words, photos.

FBN--FALCONS-BROWNS

CLEVELAND — Rookie Baker Mayfield threw a season-high three touchdown passes and rookie Nick Chubb streaked 92 yards for a TD and the Cleveland Browns ended a four-game losing streak with a stunning 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. By Tom Withers. SENT: 800 words, photos.

BKW--T25-DAYTON-MARYLAND

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Kaila Charles scored 22 points, freshman Taylor Mikesell added 15 and No. 9 Maryland won for the second time in three days, beating Dayton 82-71 on Sunday. By Todd Karpovich. SENT: 640 words.

BKW--T25-OHIO STATE-UCONN

STORRS, Conn. — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and No. 2 UConn opened its quest for a 12th national title on Sunday with an 85-53 rout of Ohio State. By Pat Eaton-Robb. SENT: 620 words, photos.

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