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AP-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 9:15 am, OH

November 16, 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. Angie Wang 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS, Ohio —Ohio State University’s trustees will hear directly from former students who say they were sexually abused by a team doctor, allegations that span the late physician’s two decades at the school. By Julie Carr Smyth. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.


— CARJACKING-WOMAN KILLED: Police say two men entered a family’s vehicle that was left running while the family dropped off donations at a church and the mother was struck by the vehicle and killed when she and the father tried to stop the men.

— MURDER CONVICTIONS OVERTURNED: A jury has awarded $5 million each to three Ohio men who spent almost 20 years in jail after being wrongfully imprisoned for murder.

— UNEMPLOYMENT-OHIO: State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from September to October.




COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer hates having to defend the performance of his ninth-ranked Buckeyes, who still have a shot at winning the Big Ten and the national championship heading into Saturday’s game at Maryland. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


ORLANDO, Fla. — UCF and Cincinnati are Top 25 teams eager to show college football fans what they and the American Athletic Conference are all about. The 11th-ranked Knights and No. 19 Bearcats get a chance in a nationally televised matchup with league championship implications. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m. ET.


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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