AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, OH
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 email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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OHIO OFFICERS FATALLY SHOT
COLUMBUS — Family members of two Ohio police officers killed responding to a domestic violence call are asking for the toughest sentence for the man who provided the gun used in the shooting, saying he helped rob them of futures with their loved ones. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. UPCOMING: About 500 words by noon. AP Photos.
— FLIGHT DELAYED-SUPPORTS SQUIRREL: Police had to remove a woman who brought an “emotional support squirrel” on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland.
— GRADUATION PHOTOS-GUNS: Officials at Kent State University say the Ohio school spent about $65,000 on security for what turned out to be a mostly peaceful demonstration and counter-protest over gun rights in late September.
— SHERIFF’S OFFICER-GUNS STOLEN: Police in Cincinnati say someone stole a rifle and a shotgun from a deputy’s unmarked take-home car.
— HUNTERS-ANGLERS-LICENSES: Hunters and anglers in Ohio can now buy multiyear licenses from the state.
CINCINNATI — With their first playoff victory since 1990 seemingly secured, the Bengals pulled off one of the biggest meltdowns in NFL history and lost to the Steelers to end their 2015 season. It was the start of six straight losses to their AFC North rival, a streak that returns to the forefront as they get ready to meet again. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.
HKN--AROUND THE NHL
UNDATED: Doug Wilson didn’t go looking for Joe Thornton insurance last summer. The general manager of the San Jose Sharks already had it. The Sharks didn’t panic when they found out their longtime star had another setback with a series of nagging right knee injuries. They knew what they could count on from captain Joe Pavelski and the rest of the supporting cast. By Stephen Whyno. 990 words, photos.
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