AP NEWS
Related topics

BC-sBC-OH--Ohio News Digest 2 pm

May 27, 2019

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. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins is on the desk and 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

___

TOP STORIES:

FIRST AMENDMENT IN CARTOON

COLUMBUS, Ohio _ The First Amendment right to free speech is no laughing matter, as illustrated by a new exhibit at the world’s largest cartoon library. The political cartooning display runs the gamut from a 1774 etching by Paul Revere criticizing Britain’s use of tea as a political weapon to a 2018 cartoon lampooning the blocking of online conservative commentary. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 600 words.

AP Photos.

DAYTON AIRPORT

DAYTON, Ohio _ Leaders of the Dayton airport have pointed to an improved credit rating released this month as signaling confidence in the airport’s future after several challenging years. SENT: 280 words.

___

MEMBER EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-LATE GRADUATION

AKRON, Ohio _ For decades, 86-year-old Floyd Edward “Ed” Hoskins watched his 11 children and 19 grandchildren walk across dozens of high school and college graduation stages. This time, it was his turn. By Jennifer Pignolet, the Akron Beacon Journal. SENT: 700 words.

AP Photos.

____

BRIEFS:

_ DEATH AFTER ARREST: Investigators are awaiting autopsy results on a man who died after being taken into custody in Canton by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

_ DAYTON AIRPORT: Leaders of the Dayton airport have pointed to an improved credit rating released this month as signaling confidence in the airport’s future after several challenging years.

_ URANIUM PLANT CLEANUP-SCHOOL CLOSING: An Ohio school district that closed a building in Piketon where radioactive contamination was found says classes will be moved elsewhere at the start of next school year.

_ HEPATITIS OUTBREAK-OHIO: The Ohio Department of Health is offering $650,000 split among local health agencies to offset costs of addressing the statewide hepatitis A outbreak that was declared nearly a year ago.

_ HISTORIC TREES-CLEVELAND: Cleveland is working to preserve the heritage of century-old trees planted to commemorate area soldiers who died in World War I.

___

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press.All rights reserved.