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

January 25, 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. Mark Gillispie 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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COLUMBUS -- A prison video shows the brutality of an Ohio inmate’s knife attack on four prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves. The video obtained by The Associated Press reveals for the first time the extent of the victims’ injuries and raises questions about how the bloody attack happened inside one of Ohio’s most secure prisons. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 880 words. AP photos, video.


DETROIT -- The Canadian auto workers union is asking people in Canada and the U.S. to boycott General Motors vehicles made in Mexico. The Unifor union is asking people not to buy trucks or SUVs with vehicle identification numbers that start with the number three, which signify that they are made in Mexico. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 670 words. AP photos.


BISMARCK, N.D. -- An arctic wave has wrapped parts of the Upper Midwest in numbing cold, sending temperatures plunging and prompting officials to close dozens of schools. But forecasters say colder weather is yet to come. The bitter cold caused administrators in Wisconsin’s largest school district to cancel classes, meaning nearly 78,000 students in Milwaukee were told to stay home Friday. SENT: 705 words. AP photos.




_ MURDER-GIRLFRIEND’S CORPSE: A man who Cincinnati police say killed his girlfriend and then spent three days in a home with her corpse has been found guilty of murder.

_ TRUMP-PORN STAR: The head of Transportation Security Administration operations for Ohio has praised workers remaining on the job amid the government shutdown.

_ HIGH-WATER RESCUE: Authorities say a 17-year-old Amish girl driving a horse-drawn buggy has been rescued after the buggy was swept away by high water along a flooded rural road in northeast Ohio.

_ HOSPITAL DEATHS-DOCTOR: Two more lawsuits are alleging hospital patients were negligently or intentionally given lethal doses of pain medicine ordered by an Ohio doctor without the families’ knowledge.

_ FATAL PLANE CRASH-OHIO: Authorities say the full investigation into a plane crash that killed two pilots in Ohio likely will be delayed by the federal government shutdown.

_ POLICE CHASE-WOMAN KILLED: Authorities say a man accused of leading a state trooper on a chase ending in a crash that killed the man’s passenger has been indicted in Ohio on charges including aggravated vehicular homicide.


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