BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH
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. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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CHILD CARE RATINGS
DAYTON _ Some child care providers in Ohio could lose state funding and decide to close because of new rules that are designed to improve educational offerings and better prepare children for school, the Dayton Daily News reported. SENT: 340 words
EXCHANGE-DAIRY GOES RETRO
BELPRE _ On 100 acres of pasture tucked in the rolling hills, sits a barn just six minutes outside of Belpre and Little Hocking. It’s called Twin Pines Dairy, and that’s where a family of five is forging a new path down an old-fashioned road. By Janelle Patterson, The Marietta Times. SENT: 1,100 words.
_ CAR CRASH-CHURCH: Authorities in Ohio say a car smashed through a church wall during Sunday morning services, injuring six people and shattering stained glass.
_ LAKE ERIE WALLEYE: Ohio’s wildlife agency says the outlook for walleye fishing on Lake Erie is bright.
_ HOLIDAY TRAVEL OHIO: State transportation officials are urging Ohio motorists to plan their travel routes and allow extra time to reach destinations this holiday season.
_ SCHOOL BUS SEATBELTS: A suburban Cleveland school district is getting three-point seat belts on its school buses after third-graders suggested the change to city leaders.
_ GROUND TURKEY RECALL: A Minnesota-based poultry producer is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with salmonella.
CLEVELAND _ Baker Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson. The Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-18 on Sunday and swept their southern Ohio neighbors for the first time since 2002. By Tom Withers. SENT: 750 words, photos.
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