AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 2 pm, OH
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 email@example.com.
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NEO-NAZI WEBSITE SUED
UNDATED — A Muslim-American radio host’s lawyers are seeking a court order to get bank records for a neo-Nazi website publisher after questioning his father under oath about money donated by the site’s readers. Greg Anglin, the father of The Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin, recently testified that he helped his son collect and deposit between $100,000 and $150,000 in readers’ mailed donations over a five-year period, a court filing last Friday revealed. By Michael Kunzelman. SENT: 780 words.
OHIO HOLIDAY SHOPPING
CINCINNATI — With Ohio consumer confidence continuing to soar, economic forecasters said Monday they expect Ohio shoppers to increase holiday spending by 3.2 percent over last year. The state is also seeing continued growth in jobs, wages, housing prices and other key indicators, forecasters said as they projected retail spending to climb to nearly $24.9 billion. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 350 words, photos.
— TREASURER HUNTER FUGITIVE: A treasure hunter in a civil trial in Columbus has taken back a pledge to turn over 500 missing coins just days after he promised to deliver the coins minted from gold found in a shipwreck off the South Carolina coast.
— OHIO FAMILY KILLED: A suspect in the 2016 slaying of eight family members is back in Ohio, after being arrested in Kentucky.
— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OHIO: A judge in Columbus has declared that a provision in Ohio’s medical marijuana program that 15 percent of licenses go to minority-owned groups is unconstitutional.
— BODY IN STREET-MAN CHARGED: Police say the body of a man who was stabbed has been found on a street in Middletown and a man has been charged with murder in his death.
CINCINNATI — Now what? Bengals coach Marvin Lewis made himself defensive coordinator for a must-win game in Baltimore, but another loss left Cincinnati free falling heading into the final six weeks of the season. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 5 p.m.
COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh are scheduled to hold news conferences prior to their meeting in Columbus on Saturday. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p
BKN--AROUND THE NBA
There has been some early tinkering to lineups, a few hiccups and lots of drama to start the NBA season. None of the league’s final four teams from last season — Boston, Cleveland, Houston, Golden State — look like locks to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy this time. By Kyle Hightower. SENT: 780 words, photos.
— BBA--RAYS-INDIANS TRADE: The Cleveland Indians have acquired right-hander Chih-Wei Hu in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for infielder Gionti Turner.
— BBA--INDIANS-RED JERSEYS: The Indians will rock red jerseys next season for the first time since the 1970s.
— FBC--MICHIGAN-WINOVICH: Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh declined to say Monday if he expects star defensive end Chase Winovich to play at No. 10 Ohio State on Saturday. With photos.
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