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AP-Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm

August 28, 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CINCINNATI — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has frequently supported giving the U.S. government wide latitude in the name of national security, including the secret collection of personal data from Americans. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 1,130 words, photos.


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COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception — a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. By Kantele Franko and Mitch Stacy. SENT: 460 words, photos. Also moving on sports wires.


— KILLER’S RESENTENCING: An Ohio judge has sentenced a convicted serial killer to the death penalty in the man’s resentencing for slaying two teenage girls.

— HORNETS NEST-CAR: European Hornets have been removed after building a large nest in a car in Alliance, in a scene that looked like a horror movie.

— MISSING CHILDREN SEARCH: Authorities are searching for an Ohio woman who they say took her four children and may be traveling with her boyfriend.

— TRIPLE SHOOTING: Cincinnati police say three people have been injured in a shooting.

— LAKE MICHIGAN-HAZARDS: A man who died after being swept off a Lake Michigan pier in northern Michigan has been identified as an Ohio resident.

— FORUM-MLK’S DAUGHTER: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter is speaking in Cincinnati as part of a series of community talks.

— OHIO EMS-SCHOOL ZONES: State emergency medical services officials are urging Ohio motorists to stay alert in school zones, in residential areas and near schools as the school year starts around the state.




LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska coach Scott Frost says quarterback Tristan Gebbia has been granted a release, freeing him to transfer to another school. SENT: 130 words, photo.


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