AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, OH
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 firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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OXFORD — An Ohio school district is dropping its Native American mascot after a close school board vote. The vote comes after months of public outcry over the proposed change. Change supporters argued the Braves mascot was disrespectful to Native Americans. SENT: 300 words.
EXCHANGE-SAVING HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
WHITEHALL — When Steve McLoughlin’s time as president of the Whitehall Historical Society ran out, Bill Flood was there to take over. When Flood’s term ended, Leo Knoblauch stepped into the role. It’s a standard process of succession known well by local historical societies. But some say “passing the torch,” as Flood called it, is getting harder, and they worry about its implications. By Kevin Stankiewicz, The Columbus Dispatch. SENT: 700 words. An AP Member Exchange. Mandatory member credit.
— OHIO CONSTITUTIONS-EXHIBIT: Ohio’s original state constitutions will be displayed soon in a permanent exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse Museum in Columbus.
— OHIO DEMOCRATS-PILLICH: One half of the two-woman team that has led the Cincinnati-based Hamilton County Democratic Party has left that job to head a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C.
— DEER HUNTING-OHIO: Ohio’s gun seasons for deer hunting begin this week.
FBC--T25-THE GAME-MISERABLE MICHIGAN
COLUMBUS — With its best chance in years to beat Ohio State in The Game, Michigan crashed and burned. Michigan’s “revenge tour” — along with its Big Ten and national title hopes — ended in misery on a cold, gray Saturday in Ohio Stadium, where the Wolverines have been unable to win a game since 2000. Final score: Ohio State 62, Michigan 39. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 630 words, photos.
— FBC--T25-OHIO STATE-HASKINS TD PASS: An official scoring change in Ohio State’s 62-39 victory over Michigan has credited Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins with a sixth touchdown pass in the game. With photos.
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