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BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 2:30 pm, OH

December 16, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




CINCINNATI _ A plan to help parents experiencing poverty in the Cincinnati region get and keep jobs is set to be released soon. The Child Poverty Collaborative is scheduled to unveil its anti-poverty action plan in January. The collaborative said the plan includes several elements to help the under-employed get jobs and remain employed, including helping with transportation and providing emergency funds and wrap-around services like legal aid and family services. SENT: 270 words.


_ FATAL SHOOTING-OHIO: Police say a man has been shot and killed in Ohio’s capital city.

_ BALLISTIC SHIELDS-SCHOOLS: Some Ohio school districts in Union County are getting ballistic shields in attempts to better protect students and staff from violent attacks.

_ DEPUTY SHOT-NO INDICTMENT: An Ohio grand jury declined to indict three police officers who fatally shot a driver during an attempted traffic stop in May.


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