AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH
Good evening. 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 takes the desk starting at 7:30 a.m. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump insulted NBA star LeBron James from afar but passed up an opportunity to criticize him on his own turf, sticking to Democrats, the news media and other familiar targets during a campaign rally Saturday night in James’ home state of Ohio. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 780 words, photos.
CINCINNATI — An Ohio prosecutor says a new Catholic Church ruling stating the death penalty is always inadmissible hasn’t changed his stance that it is sometimes necessary to seek the death sentence. SENT: 300 words.
LONDON — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing. SENT: 180 words, photos. Also moving on sports wires.
— MAN FATALLY SHOT: Police say a male was shot in southwestern Ohio and taken to a hospital where he has died.
— FATAL SHOOTING-OHIO: Police say a man got into an argument with another male and was fatally shot in a Cleveland neighborhood.
— WOMAN’S BODY FOUND-OHIO: Police say they have found a woman dead and a man unconscious behind a vacant building in southwestern Ohio.
— PEDESTRIAN STRUCK-FATAL: Police say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 70 in central Ohio and has died.
— DAYTON — Do you have the Wright stuff? The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is offering free educational activities geared to families on Aug. 18.
— DAYTON HISTORY LEADER: Dayton History says it has created a new leadership position to oversee the museums services and programming.
CLEVELAND — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia reached deep into his vocabulary to describe a report saying he’ll step down after this season. By Tom Withers. SENT: 570 words, photos.
— BBA--ANGELS-TROUT OUT: Los Angeles Angels All-Star outfielder Mike Trout is missing his fourth straight game with a nagging right wrist injury. By Tom Withers. With photos.
ON FOOTBALL-HOF SPEECHES
CANTON — Just as the demonstrations of players during the national anthem have become a means of expression for NFL players, the stage at the Hall of Fame inductions often turns into a political platform. It certainly did Saturday night. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 800 words, photos.
LONDON — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing. SENT: 180 words, photos. Also moving on news wires
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