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

September 30, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2018-SENATE-OHIO

COLUMBUS — A Republican congressman vying for U.S. Senate in Ohio has used a strip-club owner’s private plane to fly to campaign events, campaign finance records show. SENT: 380 words.

EXCHANGE-STILLBORN MEMORIALS

OREGON — Patty Krncevic looked to bring lasting, widespread good after the loss of her stillborn daughter. A 3-D printer in the library in the Toledo suburb of Oregon was instrumental in creating Footsteps 4 Little Angels. Her organization collects stories from grieving families suffering the pain of a stillbirth and shares a small frame memorial in honor of them. By Ryan Dunn, The (Toledo) Blade. SENT: 610 words. With photos. An AP Member Exchange. Member credit mandatory.

BRIEFS:

— FATAL SHOOTING-OHIO: Police say two men got into an argument and one has fatally shot the other, who was in a vehicle at an apartment complex in Richmond Heights in northeastern Ohio.

— MISSING HIKER: Search efforts are continuing for a Cleves, Ohio, woman who went missing while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the North Carolina-Tennessee border.

— GRADUATION PHOTOS-GUN: A walk by about 50 activists in support of Second Amendment gun rights and a counter protest by about 100 people at Kent State University in Ohio led to four disorderly conduct arrests at the mostly peaceful event.

— ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-OHIO-FRAN DEWINE: One of the women in line to become Ohio’s next first lady has celebrated making campaign visits to all 88 Ohio counties after a visit earlier this week to Allen County.

— PREVENTING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-OHIO STATE: Ohio State University in Columbus is providing students with new online training about preventing sexual misconduct.

— AIRPORT-RENOVATION: The Dayton International Airport is moving into its second phase of a more than $25 million terminal renovation project, debuting a new look and seating.

— CLEVELAND-CLIFFS-STEELWORKERS-AGREEMENT: Cleveland-based Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and the United Steelworkers have reached a tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract.

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SPORTS:

FBC--T25-COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL

UNDATED: After winning top-10 matchups, Ohio State moved up to No. 3 and Notre Dame rose to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll. For the second straight week, there was major turnover at the bottom of the Top 25. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 550 words, photos.

FBC--T25-OHIO STATE-VICTOR’S GRAB

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer spotted signs in practice recently of a breakout moment coming for Binjimen Victor. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins agreed with Meyer, saying Victor makes plenty of eye-popping plays during the week. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day said the junior receiver’s blocking was excellent against TCU two weeks ago and that alone made him worthy of continued opportunities at a deep position for the Buckeyes. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 600 words, photos.

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EXTRA:

Analysis and commentary from universities provided by The Conversation and distributed by AP. Find it in AP Newsroom or at the links below.

Freezing fuel economy standards will slow innovation and make US auto companies less competitive. By Giorgio Rizzoni, Ohio State University. http://theconversation.com/freezing-fuel-economy-standards-will-slow-innovation-and-make-us-auto-companies-less-competitive-102701

Trusting states to do right by special education students is a mistake. By Matthew Brock, Ohio State University. http://theconversation.com/trusting-states-to-do-right-by-special-education-students-is-a-mistake-98820

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