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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, OH

November 8, 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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HOUSE-LEADERSHIP FIGHT

WASHINGTON — Vilified by Republicans on the campaign trail, Nancy Pelosi emerged as President Donald Trump’s preferred choice to become speaker of the House, arriving on Capitol Hill with an air of inevitability after leading her party back to the majority. Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, who ran against Pelosi last year said colleagues want to do what’s best for the new members coming from districts that just flipped from Republicans. He said those Democrats need to be able to run for re-election in two years without being saddled with the GOP’s attacks on Pelosi. By Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 1,050 words, photos.

BRIEFS:

— CAR SHOOTING-BABY KILLED: Police in Youngstown say a car was struck by gunfire and a baby and two adults inside the vehicle were killed.

— WOMAN’S DEATH-FIANCE CHARGED: Police say a woman has been fatally shot at an apartment in Newark, Ohio, and her fiance has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder.

— PILL MILL DOCTOR SLAIN: Authorities in Westerville say an ex-doctor awaiting sentencing for running a pill mill was fatally shot by his then-19-year-old son, who initially reported it as a home invasion and is now charged in the slaying.

— DEATH PENALTY-OHIO: The Marion County prosecutor’s office decide a second time whether to seek a death sentence for an Ohio man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1994.

— ALL FEMALE COURT-OHIO: Women will be taking control of one of Ohio’s larger county courts in Akron.

— SPEEDING VIOLATIONS: Police in Norton issued more than 9,000 speeding violations in the past two months, racking up $1.8 million in fines for the city.

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