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AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 9 am, OH

November 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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COLUMBUS — Ohio Republicans have again swept the races for governor and four other state offices in a midterm election. GOP Attorney General Mike DeWine defeated Democrat Richard Cordray on Tuesday in the race for governor. With nearly all precincts reported, unofficial results showed DeWine had 51 percent of the vote to 46 percent for the former Consumer Fraud Protection Bureau chief. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated, developing.


— FORMER MAYOR-CONVICTION: A former Niles mayor sentenced to 10 years in prison argues in an appeal that his conviction should be overturned and he should get a new trial.

— OHIO OFFICERS FATALLY SHOT-INTERSTATE: A portion of an Ohio interstate road in Westerville has been renamed for two police officers who were killed in a shooting earlier this year.

— COLLEGE LOAN FRAUD: An Akron woman has been sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison for her role in what authorities say was a $1.8 million college financial aid scheme that involved enrolling inmates and people whose identities had been stolen at an Arizona community college.


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