BC-OH–Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, OH

Hello! 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 [email protected] Lisa Cornwell is on the desk, followed by Mitch Stacy. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or [email protected]

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




COLUMBUS — Ohio motorists have probably noticed already that that the cheap gas prices from earlier this year are now but a distant and pleasant memory as prices are on the rise. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 480 words.


CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements are announced for George Voinovich, the respected former Cleveland mayor and Ohio governor and U.S. senator. Voinovich died in his sleep Sunday at the age of 79. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 3 p.m.


COLUMBUS — The federal government has signed off on Ohio’s plan to give more than 36,000 people with disabilities more choices for community-based services. SENT: 280 words.


— DEM 2016-CLINTON-CINCINNATI: A fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been postponed in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shootings.

— DEPUTY SHOT-OHIO: A man accused of shooting his father and an Ohio sheriff’s deputy remains in jail with his bond set at $2 million.

— CANADA UBC CINCINNATI — The president of the University of Cincinnati has been named to a similar post at the University of British Columbia.

— PARK STABBINGS: Authorities have identified a man killed in a triple stabbing during a fireworks display at a state park in northwest Ohio.

— TEEN DIES-LAKE: Authorities say a teenager died after going underwater in southwest Ohio.

— RACE SHOP FIRE: One of the top teams in NASCAR’s Truck Series says an overnight fire has damaged its race shop in Ohio. Also moving on sports wires.

— PRINCIPAL-THEFT-RESIGNATION: Officials say an Ohio principal has resigned after she pleaded guilty to stealing a thrift store worker’s wallet last summer.

— DOWNTOWN PARK: A northwestern Ohio health care provider says it will buy a vacant 70-acre property along Toledo’s downtown riverfront as part of a plan to turn it into a park.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to [email protected] 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 access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at [email protected] or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Ohio and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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