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

June 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — The Ohio Parole Board on Thursday planned to hear from a juror who recommended that a convicted killer be sentenced to death, but now believes he should be spared. By Andrew Welsh Huggins. SENT: 300 words by 1 a.m., then 130-word update from hearing scheduled for 9 a.m., followed by 500 words by 11 a.m.


CINCINNATI — Attorneys for a Tennessee woman serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16 are asking federal appellate judges to throw out her sentence, in a case that has attracted celebrity attention. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated from hearing set to start at 9 a.m. EDT with 130 words, then 300 words by 11 a.m.


— AX-WIELDING MAN KILLED: Police say an Ohio man shot and killed another man who was attacking a woman with an ax.

— ESCAPED WOMAN: An Ohio man who thought he was helping give a nurse a ride says he later realized the woman was wearing a jail uniform, and she was handcuffed behind her back.

— TRASH PICKUP-HOMELESS: A program to pay homeless people to pick up trash in an Ohio neighborhood could begin soon.

— KROGER-SHUTTER: National grocery chain Kroger will shutter all stores in North Carolina’s Triangle region in a move that will affect around 1,500 workers.


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