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

November 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump tested the limits of his presidential authority and political muscle as he threatened to cut off all federal subsidies to General Motors because of its planned massive cutbacks in the U.S. Trump unloaded on Twitter on Tuesday, a day after GM announced it would shutter five plants and slash 14,000 jobs in North America. Many of the job cuts would affect the Midwest, the politically crucial region where the president promised a manufacturing rebirth. By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1,090 words, photos, video.


WAVERLY — The second of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family is set for arraignment in Waverly in southern Ohio. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated with 130 words from arraignment scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EST. Developed on merit.


LANSING, Mich. — Legislation poised to advance in Michigan’s Senate would authorize the Mackinac Bridge Authority to help implement a deal to replace twin oil pipelines in a crucial Great Lakes channel. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated after committee meeting set for 8:15 a.m.


— XGR--MARRIAGE-RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS: A bill being considered in the Republican-controlled Ohio Legislature would specify that ministers don’t have to perform marriages that contradict their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”

— HOLIDAY TRAFFIC DEATHS-OHIO: The State Highway Patrol says six people were killed in Ohio traffic crashes over this year’s Thanksgiving travel season — the lowest number of traffic fatalities for that travel period in 27 years.

— CAT-ARROW WOUND: Officials at an animal shelter in Richland County say a cat they found had been shot with an arrow is now recovering.




CINCINNATI — With Andy Dalton sidelined for the rest of the season with an injured thumb, Jeff Driskel gets the chance to try to pull the Bengals out of their meltdown starting with a home game against the Broncos on Sunday. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7 p.m.


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