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AP-OH--Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, OH

November 17, 2018

Good evening. 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — An all-Ohio presidential election in 2020? You would get very long odds in Vegas against that happening. It is possible, though, with two of the state’s most popular politicians considering runs. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 700 words.

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INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Army recruiters in Indiana and other Midwestern states where recruitment has consistently fallen short are exploring other recruitment tactics, such as social media, as they try to convince young people to enlist.


— BASKETBALL TEAM ON BUS: An Ohio university basketball team from Youngstown had plenty of time to think about a New York City tournament when snow stranded them on a city bridge for more than nine hours.

— HOMICIDE WITNESS SHOT: A witness who shared the details of double homicide in a video posted to Facebook was found shot three days later in Toledo.

— 3 KILLED-INNOCENCE CLAIM: The case of an Ohio inmate who has long maintained his innocence in the 1994 slaying of three people in Bucyrus is once again back before a federal judge.

— UNION TERMINAL REOPENS: Cincinnati’s historic Union Terminal is reopening Saturday after a $224 million restoration.




COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Ninth-ranked Ohio State looks to remain in the Big Ten title picture, facing Maryland, which has never beaten the Buckeyes. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game underway.


COLUMBUS — Ohio State hosts South Carolina State from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. By Craig Merz. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 2 p.m. EST.


ORLANDO, Fla. — Unbeaten, 11th-ranked UCF puts the nation’s longest winning streak on the line against once-beaten, No. 10 Cincinnati in a primetime matchup with American Athletic Conference championship implications. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.


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