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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES

GOP 2016-CLEVELAND PROFILE

CLEVELAND — Donald Trump’s effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city that is itself deeply fractured. Once an industrial powerhouse, Cleveland is one of the poorest and most segregated big cities in America. Two out of five people live below the poverty line, second only to Detroit. Infant mortality rates in its bleakest neighborhoods are worse than in some Third World countries. By John Seewer. SENT: 980 words. AP Photos.

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— BC-US_Cleveland-At A Glance. UPCOMING.

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GOP 2016-CONVENTION-GUNS-Q&A

COLUMBUS — Some questions and answers about the rules for firearms during the four-day GOP convention beginning Monday in Cleveland, in light of the deadly ambush of police officers in Dallas and protests nationwide. By Ann Sanner. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3:30 p.m.

DEM 2016-PHILADELPHIA PROFILE

PHILADELPHIA — When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself.

GOP 2016-CLEVELAND-SECURITY

CLEVELAND — Officials from the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Secret service plan a news briefing Wednesday on preparations for the upcoming Republican National Convention. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words after 2 p.m. news briefing.

HIGHWAY PATROL-SPENDING

COLUMBUS — An Ohio board has approved an extra $7.2 million for the State Highway Patrol for the coming months as troopers help with security for next week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland and with visits by presidential candidates before the election. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 280 words.

FBN–BROWNS-CROWELL APOLOGY

BEREA — Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell says he will donate to a fallen officers’ fund in Dallas as part of his apology for posting a drawing on Instagram last week showing a police officer getting his throat slashed. SENT: 390 words. AP Photos. Also moving on some sports wires.

EX-STANFORD SWIMMER RAPE

SAN FRANCISCO — The former Stanford University swimmer from Ohio convicted of sexual assault will be required to attend drug and alcohol counseling in addition to being randomly tested after he was caught lying about his high school habits. By Paul Elias. SENT: 420 words.

SAINTHOOD-OLD WEST NUN

ALBUEQUERQUE, N.M. — An Italian-born nun who once challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs, opened hospitals and schools in the American Southwest and is now on a path toward possible Sainthood soon will be the subject of a TV series. By Russell Contreras. SENT: 620 words. AP Photos.

OHIO GOVERNOR

CINCINNATI — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is planning to sign two bills addressing developmental disabilities during a stop in Cincinnati. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 update from signing, timing uncertain. Developed on merits.

IN BRIEF:

— COMEDIAN MAYOR: A retired judge from northeast Ohio has been appointed to hear the case of a small-city mayor in southwest Ohio who’s also a veteran standup comedian.

— CRASH KILLS THREE: A 20-year-old man who police say was driving a car that crashed and killed three teenage passengers in Cleveland has been charged in the crash.

— LAKE DROWNING-OHIO: Authorities say a man has drowned near a Lake Erie boat launch in northeast Ohio after disappearing in the waters along a beach break wall.

— CANCER SCAM-OHIO WOMAN: An appeals court has ruled that the prison sentence for a western Ohio woman who authorities say faked brain cancer and accepted thousands of dollars in donations to help with expenses was warranted.

— FEDERAL PROSECUTOR-OHIO: The U.S. Senate has voted to allow northern Ohio’s acting U.S. attorney to keep her job as the region’s top federal prosecutor.

— TREATMENT FACILITIES-SURGEON GENERAL: The U.S. surgeon general says more treatment facilities must be opened in Ohio to help opioid addicts overcome a disease that has already killed many Ohioans.

— HUMAN TRAFFICKING-INDICTMENTS: A grand jury in Cleveland has indicted three people for allegedly recruiting underage girls and offering them as prostitutes on the website Backpage.com.

— XGR–BODY CAMERAS-OHIO: A proposal in Ohio would set certain rules for public access to video footage captured by police body cameras.

— MISSING WOMEN-INDICTMENT: A trial is underway for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman whose slaying is one of several deaths and disappearances that have troubled a southern Ohio city.

— OHIO TERRORISM CHARGES-JUDGE: A federal judge in Ohio is recusing himself from the case of a terrorism suspect accused of trying to arrange to have the judge killed.

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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 apcustomersupport@.ap.org 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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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 apcustomersupport@.ap.org 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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