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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH

July 15, 2018

Good evening. 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 takes the desk at 7:30 a.m. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORY:

CHINA TARIFFS-FARMING

DES MOINES, Iowa — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years. By David Pitt. SENT: 800 words, photos.

FLUSHED-AND-FOUND

CINCINNATI — Workers in a metropolitan sewer district have amassed an impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the sewer system. SENT: 310 words.

BRIEFS:

— INTERSTATE SHOOTING-TWO KILLED: Police say multiple shots have been fired into a car on an interstate in Cleveland, killing two people.

— BABY IN CAR DIES: Police say a 6-month-old girl has been found unresponsive in a car at a park in Ohio and has died.

— SUPREME COURT NOMINEE-OHIO DEMOCRAT: President’s Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court once donated money to the Ohio Democrat who is currently running for governor.

— RACIAL SLUR-ARREST: Police say a woman spray-painted a racial slur and other graffiti on a vacant home for sale in northwest Ohio.

— SKELETAL REMAINS-OHIO: Police in Cleveland say skeletal remains have been found at a home in the Ohio city after a call from Michigan authorities.

— HIT-SKIP-WOMAN KILLED: Authorities say a woman walking in northeast Ohio was struck and killed by a vehicle that left the scene.

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SPORTS:

BBN--CARDINALS-MATHENY FIRED

ST. LOUIS — As the St. Louis Cardinals took stock of their situation a day after the firing of manager Mike Matheny, some players said they bear some responsibility for Matheny’s sudden dismissal. By Steve Overbey. SENT: 510 words, photos.

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