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

July 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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.




COLUMBUS — It was no secret that a team doctor now being investigated for sexually abusing male athletes decades ago at Ohio State University liked to linger in the showers alongside those athletes. But he wasn’t the only one leering at young men inside the campus recreation center where many teams practiced and university employees exercised. By Mark Gillispie, John Seewer and Mitch Stacy. SENT: 890 words, photos.


COLUMBUS — Porn actress Stormy Daniels is arrested at an Ohio strip club and accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. By Catherine Lucey and Michael Balsamo. SENT: 270 words, photos, video.




COLUMBUS — Organizers say they’re expecting thousands of workers and retirees to descend on Ohio’s capital to push for solving the nation’s burgeoning pension crisis. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated with 130 words from rally scheduled to start at 12 p.m. EDT, then 500 words by 5 p.m.


— DNA TEST-MISSING TEEN: DNA tests have confirmed that remains found in an unmarked grave in Cleveland belong to a 17-year-old girl who went missing 44 years ago.

— MODEL-MURDER FOR HIRE: A former model accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters has pleaded guilty in Ohio to conspiracy to commit aggravated murder and been sentenced to five years in prison.



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