BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 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 will take the desk at 7:30 a.m. Monday. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
TOLEDO -- Already facing a severe labor shortage, landscaping businesses that can’t keep up with booming demand for backyard patios and fire pits worry that an immigration raid that rounded up over 100 people last week will make it even tougher to persuade Congress to allow more foreign workers into America for seasonal jobs. By John Seewer. SENT: 800 words. With AP Photos.
COLUMBUS -- Proposed Ohio rules setting limits on prescribing opioids for people suffering chronic pain don’t go far enough, say patients and advocacy groups in comments on the proposals obtained by The Associated Press. By Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 580 words. AP Photos.
__ FATAL HOUSE EXPLOSION: One person was killed and another badly injured in Sunday afternoon East Cleveland house explosion.
— US SENATE-OHIO-BIDEN: Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser in Cleveland later this month for Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s re-election campaign.
__ HAMILTON COUNTY DEMOCRATS: A two-woman team will lead the Democratic Party in Hamilton County, succeeding a chairman who served for 24 years.
__ FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH: Police in Columbus say a 30-year-old man has died from his injuries in a motorcycle crash.
__ FATAL STABBING: Authorities in the Dayton area are investigating the early morning fatal stabbing of a 42-year-old woman.
__ UNIVERSITY POLICE-RECRUITING: The University of Cincinnati Police Division has launched a nationwide recruitment search.
__ BUSINESSES-OHIO-CAMPAIGN: The Ohio Chamber of Commerce is promoting the efforts of businesses around the state to improve their communities in a new media campaign.
__ OHIO DRIVER’S LICENSES: Ohio will start offering driver’s licenses on July 2 that comply with new federal security regulations.
CINCINNATI — Billy Hamilton’s stellar defense leads the Reds to a rare home win against the Cardinals. SENT: 500 words. AP Photos.
DETROIT — The Indians behind Corey Kluber keep their lead over second-place Detroit in double digits. SENT: 430 words. AP Photos.
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