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

November 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES:

GENERAL MOTORS-RESTRUCTURING

DETROIT — Even though unemployment is low, the economy is growing and U.S. auto sales are near historic highs, General Motors is cutting thousands of jobs in a major restructuring aimed at generating cash to spend on innovation. It’s the new reality for automakers that are faced with the present cost of designing gas-powered cars and trucks that appeal to buyers now while at the same time preparing for a future world of electric and autonomous vehicles. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 1,150 words, photos, video.

ONLINE SCHOOLS-OHIO FUNDING

COLUMBUS — A legislative committee tasked with figuring out a better way for Ohio to fund online charter schools has started its work and is scheduled to hear more testimony this week. The topic has received extra attention since Ohio’s largest virtual school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, abruptly closed in January amid a dispute over nearly $80 million in public funding. SENT 130 words. UPCOMING: 320 words by 10 a.m.

OHIO FAMILY KILLED

WAVERLY — Four members of a family charged with killing eight people from another Ohio family will be arraigned separately, starting Tuesday with the suspect who shared a daughter with one of the victims. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words to update from hearing set to begin at 9 a.m. EST, developed on merit.

BRIEFS:

— SCHOOL GUARD-RAPE CHARGES: Police say a security guard at a Cleveland high school raped multiple students.

— DEAD SONS-MOTHER CHARGED: A judge has set a March trial date for a Bellefontaine woman accused of suffocating her three young sons over a 13-month period.

— JAIL OVERDOSES: Officials at a Cincinnati jail say two inmates overdosed over the weekend, and its unknown how the drugs used got into the facility.

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SPORTS:

FBC--PLAYOFF RANKINGS

UNDATED — How far will Ohio State move up the latest College Football Playoff rankings? Can the Buckeyes pass Oklahoma? By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 600 words. Rankings released at 7:15 p.m. EST.

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