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

July 9, 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of Rep. Jim Jordan even as former colleagues back his statements that he didn’t know about sexual abuse of wrestlers while coaching at Ohio State University. By Kantele Franko and Kevin Freking. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.


COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief says he’s making extra efforts to help voters remain registered after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the state’s stringent practices for removing inactive voters from rolls. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words by 3 p.m.


CINCINNATI — A newspaper available in jails in Ohio and Kentucky is intended to help inmates build successful lives after their release. SENT: 250 words


— IMMIGRATION PROTEST-OHIO CAPITAL: A protest against U.S. immigration policy and recent deportations temporarily shut down a street in Ohio’s capital, resulting in 12 arrests. With AP Photo.

— LAKE SEARCH-MISSING BOY: First responders have recovered a body during a search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in Lake Erie off a Cleveland beach.

— ATV-TEEN KILLED: Authorities say a 17-year-old boy riding as a passenger on an all-terrain vehicle in northeast Ohio fell off and was fatally injured.

— MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Ohio’s governor has named a new director for the state agency that oversees mental health services.



Analysis and commentary from universities provided by The Conversation and distributed by AP. Find it in AP Newsroom or at the links below.

Silicon Valley’s cautionary tale shows what can go wrong when charities get obsessed with growth. By Jay L. Zagorsky, Ohio State University. http://theconversation.com/silicon-valleys-cautionary-tale-shows-what-can-go-wrong-when-charities-get-obsessed-with-growth-99185


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