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

October 8, 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 takes 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ELECTION 2018-OHIO-GOVERNOR-DEBATES

CLEVELAND — With a month until Ohio’s high stakes governor’s election, the state’s major party governor candidates are ready to meet in Cleveland for their final debate. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated with 130 words from event starting at 7 p.m. EDT, then 500 words by 10 p.m.

BRIEFS:

— FATAL SHOOTING-FATHER CHARGED: Police say a man accused of shooting and killing his adult son has been arrested in Akron on a charge of murder.

— POLICE CHASE-FATAL CRASH: Police in Parma say a 31-year-old Cleveland man they were chasing in an alleged shoplifting case crashed into a garbage truck and has died.

— LAKE SEARCH-MISSING MAN: Searchers say they have found the body of a man last seen going underwater in a rapid area of a lake in Dayton.

— NEIL ARMSTRONG-AUCTION: Flight enthusiasts will soon get a chance to acquire items from astronaut Neil Armstrong’s personal collection of artifacts.

— WATERLOO WONDERS-CELEBRATION: The Ohio town of Waterloo is celebrating the exploits of a Depression-era basketball team that took the state by storm nearly 90 years ago.

— PINK POLICE BADGES: Officers with the police department in Norton, Ohio, are wearing pink police badges this month to raise awareness for breast cancer.

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SPORTS:

FBN--BENGALS SOAR

CINCINNATI — Since blowing a late lead to the Steelers during their first-round playoff loss in the 2015 season, the Bengals have been known for coming up short at the end of close games. A young defense with a knack for turnovers is changing Cincinnati’s style. By Joe Kay. SENT: 620 words, photos.

BBA--ALDS--ASTROS-INDIANS

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona juggled his struggling lineup for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against Houston. By Tom Withers. SENT: 420 words, photos.

FBN--BROWNS-HIGGINS FINED

CLEVELAND — Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins could miss some games with a sprained knee. By Tom Withers. SENT: 130 words, photos.

ALSO:

— HKN--BLUE JACKETS-DUBINSKY: Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky is expected to miss four to six weeks with a strained oblique muscle. With photos.

— BKN--SMITH AND SMART FINED: The NBA has fined Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Cleveland Cavaliers forward J.R. Smith for an on-court shoving match in their exhibition game. With photos.

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