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AP-Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm

August 27, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

EX-OHIO HOUSE SPEAKER-FBI

COLUMBUS — Records show federal investigators seized records from former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger’s office earlier this year as part of a federal criminal investigation into potential bribes and kickbacks surrounding payday lending legislation. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 530 words, photo.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-TWO DOCTORS

UNDATED — A scandal at Ohio State University over decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor has raised comparisons with the Larry Nassar abuse case at Michigan State University, which inspired many Ohio State victims to come forward. A side-by-side look at the cases. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 830 words, photos. Also moving on sports wires.

OFFICER SHOT-OHIO

CINCINNATI — An effort to arrest the suspect in a violent robbery in Ohio ended with the man’s death and an officer wounded in gunfire that erupted in a dramatic scene captured by police body-worn cameras. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 3 p.m.

FORMER FOOTBALL PLAYER ARRESTED

ATLANTA — A prosecutor in Georgia has filed charges against a former University of Toledo football player whose arrest was caught on a widely circulated video. By Kate Brumback. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

WITH:

— FORMER FOOTBALL PLAYER ARRESTED-THE LATEST

BRIEFS:

— MAN STRUCK BY TRAIN: Authorities in northwest Ohio say a man has been struck and killed by a train in Findlay

— WRIGHT STATE-UNION: The faculty union at Wright State University in Fairborn has set Oct. 1 as a date to strike if its members reject a fact-finder’s report.

— DRUG PREVENTION GRANTS: About 150 law enforcement agencies around Ohio are sharing in about $3 million in grants for drug use prevention education programs in public schools.

— HUNTING-OHIO ECONOMY: A group associated with the firearms industry says hunting generates more than $1.4 billion for Ohio’s economy.

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SPORTS:

FBC--T25-OHIO STATE-COACHES SPEAK

COLUMBUS — Two Ohio State assistant coaches are planning to speak publicly for the first time since head coach Urban Meyer was suspended for his handling of domestic abuse allegations against now-fired assistant Zach Smith. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day, who is the acting coach until Meyer returns, is expected to answer questions at a news conference along with defensive coordinator Greg Schiano. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos expected by 2:30 p.m., developing from 11:45 a.m. news conference.

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