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

September 7, 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. John Seewer is on the desk. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins and 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Police say they’re trying to learn why a gunman carrying a large amount of ammunition began shooting in a downtown Cincinnati high-rise building, killing three people and wounding two others before four officers all opened fire on him. By Angie Wang and Dan Sewell. SENT: 380 words, photos and video. Will be updated.


__ DOCTOR SLAIN-DNA: A state appeals court has issued another setback to a former Ohio police officer who’s seeking a new trial for the 1997 slaying of his ex-wife.

__ TEACHER SUSPENDED-QUIZ: A high school teacher in Ohio has been suspended after she gave a quiz on ethical dilemmas that included questions about sex and violent behavior.

__ SUNBATHER KILLED: Police in suburban Cincinnati say a woman who was accidentally run over by a vehicle while she tanned in a parking lot has died.




TORONTO — Francisco Lindor had two solo homers and four RBIs, Shane Bieber pitched into the seventh inning to remain unbeaten in nine road starts and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 for their third straight win. By Ian Harrison. SENT: 840 words, photos.


CINCINNATI — Francisco Mejia hit a solo homer and a three-run shot in his first start for the Padres, leading San Diego to a 6-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. By Joe Kay. SENT: 770 words, photos.


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer’s absence didn’t make much difference last week, with Ohio State scoring 77 points and rolling over out-manned Oregon State. It probably won’t this week, either. The No. 4 Buckeyes’ superstar coach also will miss Saturday’s clash with Rutgers at Ohio Stadium while serving the second of a three-game suspension. Meanwhile, Ohio State is a five-touchdown favorite. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 4 p.m.


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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