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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH

July 31, 2018

Good evening. 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 will be on the desk starting at 7:30 a.m. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES:

BKN--LEBRON’S SCHOOL

AKRON — LeBron James wore a tailored, slim-fitting, gray designer suit and black-rimmed glasses. He wanted to make a strong impression on the first day of school. After all, it’s his school. By Tom Withers. SENT: 770 words, photos. Also moving on sports wires.

CELEBRITY SCHOOLS

UNDATED — With the launch of a public school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, NBA star LeBron James has joined a long list of celebrities who have sought to leave their mark on education centers in the U.S. and around the world. By Sally Ho and Kantele Franko. SENT: 790 words, photos.

EARNS-PROCTER & GAMBLE

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble’s fiscal fourth-quarter sales fell short of expectations and the world’s biggest consumer products maker says it’ll be raising prices on some of its most well-known brands, including Pampers. The Cincinnati-based company says it will be raising prices on Pampers in North America and boosting prices on Bounty, Charmin and Puffs. SENT: 310 words, photos.

CHIPOTLE-STORE CLOSURE

NEW YORK — A Chipotle restaurant in Ohio has reopened as officials investigate reports of illnesses linked to the location. SENT: 150 words.

BRIEFS:

— SHOES FOR KILLER: The Ohio Supreme Court has heard arguments on behalf of a death row inmate who wants his court-ordered payments adjusted, saying he’s so poor he can’t afford new shoes or boots.

— FATAL SHOOTING-TEEN: Police say a 14-year-old boy has been found fatally shot in a parking lot in Cincinnati.

— POOP SHOVELING SENTENCE: A judge known for unique sentences has ordered a man who knocked over a port-a-potty to clean manure out of animal pens at a county fairgrounds in Ohio.

— RECYCLING-CONTAMINATED MATERIALS: Cleveland is ready to cite residents for improper recycling to address the growing problem of contaminated recyclables.

— STATE FAIR-SENIOR HEALTH: A judge known for unique sentences has ordered a man who knocked over a port-a-potty to clean manure out of animal pens at a county fairgrounds in Ohio.

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SPORTS:

BKN--LEBRON’S SCHOOL

AKRON — LeBron James wore a tailored, slim-fitting, gray designer suit and black-rimmed glasses. He wanted to make a strong impression on the first day of school. After all, it’s his school. By Tom Withers. SENT: 770 words, photos. Also moving on news wires.

CELEBRITY SCHOOLS

UNDATED — With the launch of a public school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, NBA star LeBron James has joined a long list of celebrities who have sought to leave their mark on education centers in the U.S. and around the world. By Sally Ho and Kantele Franko. SENT: 790 words, photos. Also moved on news wires.

FBN--BENGALS-BIG PLAY-DALTON

CINCINNATI — Bill Lazor’s statistical study of the Bengals’ offense during the offseason left him feeling the same as he did on all those discouraging game days. The numbers confirmed what his eyes had seen so many times. By Joe Kay. SENT: 680 words, photos.

BBA--TIGERS-INDIANS TRADE:

CLEVELAND — The Indians stabilized their shaky outfield. Overrun by injuries to outfielders this season, Cleveland acquired center fielder Leonys Martin from the Detroit Tigers before Tuesday’s deadline in exchange for 21-year-old infield prospect Willi Castro. By Tom Withers. SENT: 700 words, photos.

ALSO:

— BBO--MLB TRADES-THE LATEST: The Latest on Major League Baseball trades on the deadline day for deals without waivers.

FBN--HALL OF FAME-DAWKINS

PHILADELPHIA — Brian Dawkins transformed from a calm, soft-spoken man into an action hero on game days for 16 seasons in the NFL. By Rob Maadi. SENT: 800 words, photos.

GLF--ON THE FRINGE-FIRESTONE

AKRON — Deemed to be too young and too small for work, Paul Lazoran turned to walk away when the Firestone Country Club pro told him he could sit in a corner of the golf shop and clean clubs for $2 a day. That was 1951. Lazoran was 9. And he never left. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 870 words, photos.

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