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

May 17, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




DAYTON -- A large crowd is expected when the famed World War II bomber Memphis Belle goes on public display for the first time since its complete restoration at the Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton, Ohio. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m. With AP Photos.



— GRADUATION PHOTOS-GUN: A Kent State University graduate is not apologizing for posting graduation photos of herself carrying a rifle on campus.

— TEACHER-SEXUAL BATTERY CHARGE: A former Ohio physical education teacher has pleaded guilty to having sex with three students.

— TRANSIT AGENCY-TRUSTEE ALLEGATIONS: The transit authority for the Cleveland area says a former longtime board member owes the agency more than $1.1 million for unpaid health care premiums, unauthorized health benefits and use of an agency cellphone for personal calls.

— MASCOT PROTESTER-INDICTMENT: A man who has held protests saying the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo mascot is racist has pleaded guilty to stealing money from federal grants aimed at helping Native Americans.


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