BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 1:30 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. John Seewer 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.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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COLUMBUS _ Republican Mike DeWine is set to be sworn in as Ohio’s 70th governor in a small, midnight ceremony at his home in southwestern Ohio. By Kantele Franko. NN and writethru of 250 words to move by 11 a.m., followed by 130-word update following 12:01 a.m. ceremony, followed by about 300 words, photos by 1 a.m. Monday.
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COLUMBUS _ Republican Mike DeWine will have his inauguration as Ohio’s 70th governor in a noon ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse, before a crowd expected to include dozens of members of his large family. By Kantele Franko. UPCOMING: 130 words by 7 a.m., updated from noon ceremony, then 500 words by 3 p.m., photos.
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COLUMBUS _ The inauguration of Ohio Gov.-elect Mike DeWine will mark a shift away from volatility in a state buffeted in recent years between the shifting ambitions of an outspoken governor and the frequent outbursts of an unpredictable president. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 750 words, photos.
_ OHIO FAMILY KILLED: The mothers of a husband and wife charged in an Ohio family massacre are asking a judge to lessen the terms of their house arrest.
_ OHIO TERRORISM ARRESTS: An Ohio man and his girlfriend who are accused of obtaining guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack have pleaded not guilty.
_ REDRAWING DISTRICTS LAWSUIT : Ohio Gov.-elect Mike DeWine in his current role as the state’s attorney general has filed a motion seeking dismissal of a lawsuit attempting to force Ohio to redraw its 16 congressional districts in time for the 2020 election.
_ OFFICER STRUCK-FUNERAL: Funeral arrangements for a police officer in Ohio who was fatally struck by a pickup truck while he was redirecting traffic have been set.
_ OHIO OFFICEHOLDERS-INAUGURATION: The swearing-in of Ohio’s next state treasurer kicks off a long weekend of inaugural events for new statewide officeholders.
_ POLICE CHASE-FATAL CRASH: Police in Ohio say a shoplifting suspect who was leading officers on a brief chase crashed her car and died.
_ BEVIN-OHIO GOVERNOR-BRIDGE: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he can work with Ohio’s incoming governor on a solution to fix a 57-year-old bridge the federal government has labeled obsolete.
_ INDIANA TOLL HIKE: A group of truck drivers is suing Indiana’s governor over a 35 percent fee increase placed on large trucks that use the Indiana Toll Road.
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