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

May 15, 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. Mark Gillispie is on the desk. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmassey@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — Republicans in the Ohio House are slated to vote Tuesday on their pick for a new House speaker after previous leader Cliff Rosenberger resigned amid an FBI inquiry surrounding his activities. UPCOMING: 130 words by 3 a.m., updated from vote, timing uncertain, developed on merits.



— AMAZON CENTER-OHIO: — Internet retail giant Amazon says it plans to build another large distribution center in Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports the newest center will employ 1,500 people in the village of West Jefferson, roughly 18 miles west of Columbus in Madison County.

— ZOO-SMALL FIRE: A small fire in a concession stand at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens caused thousands of dollars in damage, but no humans or animals have been injured.

— IMMIGRATION-OHIO GOVERNOR: Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing an initiative aimed at helping legal immigrants successfully integrate in the state.

— LEGO BUILDER-OHIO: A college student has won the job of master builder at a Lego center opening in central Ohio later this year.


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