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

August 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CINCINNATI — The resentencing case for a convicted serial killer in the slaying of two Ohio teens is set to wrap up this week. Closing arguments in 49-year-old Anthony Kirkland’s case are expected Monday in Cincinnati. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words, timing uncertain. Developed on merits.


— POINT BLANK: Two actors with links to Marvel’s “Captain America” film franchise are making a stop in Cincinnati to film a new Netflix original movie “Point Blank.”

— RESTAURANT BURGLARIES: Police in southwestern Ohio are searching for a man who they say burglarized a Chuck E. Cheese and another restaurant.

— LAKE MICHIGAN DEATH: Authorities say an Ohio man has died after going missing while swimming at a Lake Michigan beach along northwestern Indiana.




COLUMBUS — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday night. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 530 words, photos.


UNDATED — Central Florida is trying to follow up on its undefeated season with a new coach, a new defensive cornerstone and the same old high expectations. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 790 words, photos.


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.

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