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

September 6, 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. Dan Sewell is on the desk. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins and 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The task of drawing new boundaries for thousands of federal and state legislative districts is still about three years away, yet the political battle over redistricting already is playing out this year in states including Ohio. By David A. Lieb. SENT: 1,000 words.


__ SHOOTINGS-TEENS KILLED: Police in Garfield Heights near Cleveland say a 17-year-old boy and 19-year-old woman have died after shootings that led to a four-hour standoff.

__ SLEEPING STUDENT-TASER: Police in northeast Ohio have placed a Smithville school resource officer on unpaid leave for activating a Taser to wake up a sleeping student.

__ WOMAN KILLED-STALKING: A man accused of killing a southwest Ohio woman after stalking her for months is being held in Hamilton on bond that’s been doubled to $4 million.

__ OPIOID CRISIS-OHIO: The coroner for the county that includes Ohio’s capital city of Columbus is warning of a spike in overdose deaths and encouraging friends and family members of addicts to obtain an overdose antidote

— STORM SEWER TUNNEL: A massive Ohio sewer overflow tunnel project is coming to an end in Akron.




CLEVELAND — The Indians move on to Toronto after Corey Kluber picks up his 18th win in a 3-1 victory over Kansas City. By Steve Herrick. SENT: 785 words. AP Photos.


PITTSBURGH — The Reds return home to face the Padres after getting swept in Pittsburgh. By John Perrotto. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to APColumbus@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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