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

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. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk. Deb Martin, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmartin@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — State lawmakers in Ohio are weighing new regulations that could require abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal remains, raising privacy concerns for women who undergo the procedure. By Ann Sanner. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon.


COLUMBUS — A man accused of critically wounding an Ohio police officer after opening fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him has been described by his former employer and others as behaving erratically recently. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 3 p.m.


DENVER — Garden-care giant Ortho, a division of Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., says it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm bees. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 430 words, photos.


— PRIMARY-JUDGE’S ORDER: The state’s elections chief is appealing a federal judge’s order that required polls in four southwest Ohio counties to stay open for an extra hour during last month’s presidential primary.

— TERRORISM TRAINING PLOT: A new trial date has been set for an Ohio man charged with plotting a U.S. attack after receiving overseas training.

— GUN OUTSIDE SCHOOL-LOCKDOWN: Authorities say gunfire outside a Cleveland high school shattered a window at the school and forced it to be placed on lockdown.

— DEMOCRATS-SEBELIUS: A former Kansas governor and Cabinet secretary whose father once led Ohio will be the featured speaker at a Cincinnati-area Democratic Party gathering.

— CROSBY FIELD-MURAL: Officials with the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum say a mural portraying a game from the 1950s will honor the baseball team’s former home.


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 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.