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

August 2, 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CLEVELAND — It’s been just over a year since a thief broke into the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Ohio and stole an 18-karat gold replica of the Apollo 11 lunar module and other artifacts that have yet to be recovered or suspects arrested. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 320 words, photos.


— DRUGS PENALTIES-FENTANYL: Ohio’s governor has signed a bill that increases penalties for drug trafficking and some other drug offenses when the drug involved is a fentanyl-related compound.

— SALES TAX HOLIDAY: Shoppers get ready. Ohio’s sales tax holiday is set for this weekend.

— SAFE DRIVING-HIGHWAY PATROL: Ohio’s State Highway Patrol says its recent enforcement and awareness effort focused on the Move Over law resulted in 586 citations issued to motorists.

— AIRPORT-STORY KIOSK: An Ohio airport is helping travelers by offering free reading material.




Urban Meyer’s Ohio State program has been one of the best in college football and for the most part has avoided major off-field issues and player behavior problems that tarnished his championship teams at Florida. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 1,030 words, photos.


HOUSTON — Robert Brazile was so feared as a linebacker during his career with the Houston Oilers that he earned the nickname Dr. Doom. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 710 words.



Analysis and commentary from universities provided by The Conversation and distributed by AP. Find it in AP Newsroom or at the links below.

Will the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade? And if it does, what happens to abortion rights? By Jessie Hill, Case Western Reserve University. http://theconversation.com/will-the-supreme-court-overturn-roe-v-wade-and-if-it-does-what-happens-to-abortion-rights-99248


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