Related topics

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

August 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CINCINNATI — A monthlong battle between officials in Cincinnati and advocates for the homeless that started with a notice to vacate taped to a lamppost will likely end Monday. Here is a look back at the events that focused attention on public policy approaches to homelessness. By Angie Wang. SENT: 600 words, photos.


COLUMBUS — Two candidates for Ohio treasurer have very different ideas about how they would run the office. SENT: 400 words.


— REST AREA DEATH-SUSPECT: The State Highway Patrol says a man suspected of running over and killing a man he had been arguing with at an interstate rest area in Ohio has been arrested.

— FATAL SCOOTER-CAR CRASH: Police say a woman riding an electric scooter in downtown Cleveland has been hit by a car and has died.

— NATIONAL VETERANS MUSEUM-OHIO: The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus is set to open this fall, with retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell to give the keynote address at the dedication ceremony.

— GOODYEAR AIRSHIP-CHRISTENING: The youngest woman to fly solo in a single-engine plane around the world will christen Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airship.

— MEXICO BORDER WALL-IMAGES: An upcoming art exhibit will showcase different barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico based on years of research by an Ohio professor.

— ARCHERY DEER HUNTS-LOTTERIES: Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources will offer special archery deer hunts at nine locations in the state, with local lottery drawings held to determine the participants.




CLEVELAND — Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is being released from the Cleveland Clinic after being hospitalized because of a life-threatening infection. SENT: 340 words.


MASON — It’s a Djokovic-vs.-Federer rematch. Novak Djokovic tries for his first Cincinnati title against old nemesis Roger Federer, who has won the tournament an unprecedented seven times. In the women’s bracket, No. 1 Simona Halep also tries for her first title, facing Kiki Bertens. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: Coverage from women’s final starting at 2 p.m., followed by men’s final.


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.

Update hourly