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AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, OH

July 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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BRIEFS:

— TEENS-HOME ROBBERY: Police say two teen girls who asked to use the restroom at a home in Ohio ended up robbing the homeowners

— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-COLLEGE COURSES: Hocking College in southeastern Ohio says it is preparing to start testing medical marijuana in a new laboratory and plans to offer related courses to students interested in cannabis.

— WEST NILE-OHIO: The state has reported Ohio’s first human West Nile virus case this year.

— LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE: Officials with a health board in Ohio say 11 cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed in a Cleveland suburb, with one death reported.

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SPORTS:

FBN--BENGALS-BROWN

CINCINNATI — Bengals owner Mike Brown addresses his decision to keep coach Marvin Lewis for a 16th season despite two straight losing records. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.

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EXTRA:

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

What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do the numbers. By Timothy Haab, Ohio State University. http://theconversation.com/whats-the-value-of-a-clean-beach-heres-how-economists-do-the-numbers-94805

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