AP-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] John Seewer is on the desk. Ohio News Editor Delano Massey 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CLEVELAND POLICE SETTLEMENT

CLEVELAND — City officials are wrestling with an order to devise a plan for a pilot project that would require police officers to wear body cameras while moonlighting, citing the potential overtime cost to the city. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 600 words, photos.

RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS

COLUMBUS — Majority Republicans in the state Legislature are again seeking to eliminate the state’s renewable energy requirements with a measure similar to one that Republican Gov. John Kasich vetoed last session. SENT: 380 words.

EXCHANGE-HIPPO MILKING

CINCINNATI — Pressing her face up against Bibi’s suitcase-leather skin from outside the safety of a barrier, Jessye Wojtusik reached up and under the animal, awkwardly trying to access her udders. Never could she have imagined that her post-doctoral research would find her milking a 3,371-pound hippo. By Shauna Steigerwald. The Cincinnati Enquirer. SENT: 1,100 words.

IN BRIEF:

GRANDFATHER’S DEATH-BOY CHARGED: Ohio court records say a 12-year-old boy and his grandfather argued and fought over doing chores in the days before the 80-year-old was killed.

TRACKING VIOLENT OFFENDERS: The mother of an Ohio college student who went missing while bicycling and was found dead days later is asking Ohio lawmakers to create a public registry that tracks people convicted of violent crimes.

POLICE DOG LAWSUIT: An Ohio woman bitten by a police dog that was chasing her trespassing neighbor is suing the city of Akron over alleged negligence by the dog’s handler.

CINCINNATI STREETCAR: Monthly passes are coming to Cincinnati’s streetcar system as transit officials try to obtain federal authorization to permanently change the fare structure.

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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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