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AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 9 am, OH

October 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.




CLEVELAND — With a month until Ohio’s high stakes governor’s election, the state’s major party governor candidates are ready to meet in Cleveland for their final debate. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated with 130 words from event starting at 7 p.m. EDT, then 500 words by 10 p.m.


— NEIL ARMSTRONG-AUCTION: Flight enthusiasts will soon get a chance to acquire items from astronaut Neil Armstrong’s personal collection of artifacts.

— WATERLOO WONDERS-CELEBRATION: The Ohio town of Waterloo is celebrating the exploits of a Depression-era basketball team that took the state by storm nearly 90 years ago.

— PINK POLICE BADGES: Officers with the police department in Norton, Ohio, are wearing pink police badges this month to raise awareness for breast cancer.




CINCINNATI — Since blowing a late lead in their playoff loss to the Steelers in 2015, the Bengals have been known for coming up short at the end of games. A young defense with a knack for getting turnovers has changed all that. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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