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BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 2 pm, OH

May 13, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




LOS ANGELES _ Cincinnati native Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson and Cary Grant made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the 1950s and ’60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, died Monday. She was 97. By Julia Rubin. SENT: 1, 350 words, photos, video


_ US SENATE-FUNDRAISING-PORTMAN: A Republican senator from Ohio is amassing millions of dollars toward his 2022 reelection bid, which falls in the middle of President Donald Trump’s would-be second term.

_ FAMILY DIES-OHIO HOME: Authorities believe a tankless water heater probably caused a carbon monoxide leak that killed a family of four at a home in Genoa Township in Delaware County.

_ SHOOTING-4-YEAR-OLD KILLED: Police say a 4-year-old boy has been killed in what they believe was an accidental shooting at a home in Ohio.

_ GLENN MUSEUM-HISTORIC PLACES REGISTER: The John and Annie Glenn Museum will be dedicated as a site on the National Register of Historic Places this month in the late astronaut’s hometown of New Concord.

_ DAMON KEITH-FUNERAL: Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith, who was a figure in the civil rights movement.

_ STATEHOUSE GARAGE-REPAIRS: A planned year-long renovation of the Ohio Statehouse garage is set to begin this week.

_ D-DAY 75th-MUSEUM: Gloomy, rainy weather has forced cancellation of a planned drop in Dayton area of paratroopers from a plane used in the D-Day invasion. With photos.




CLEVELAND _ Two people familiar with the decision say Michigan’s John Beilein has agreed to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the hire. ESPN, citing unidentified sources, said Beilein agreed to a five-year deal with the Cavaliers. By Tom Withers. SENT: 730 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


UNDATED: Tommy Paul paid close attention as his friends and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka all produced headline-worthy performances at the Australian Open. Now Paul aims to make his own Grand Slam breakthrough when he heads to his first French Open main draw in two weeks, thanks to winning the U.S. Tennis Association men’s wild-card challenge. Lauren Davis, a 25-year-old from Ohio, clinched the USTA women’s wild-card berth Sunday to secure a seventh French Open appearance. By Howard Fendrich. SENT: 750 words, photos.


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