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 APColumbus@ap.org. Lisa Cornwell is on the desk, followed by John Seewer. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim news editor, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




COLUMBUS — A study suggests Ohio’s restrictions on the so-called abortion pill led to a higher rate of side effects, more doctor visits and additional medical treatment for patients. By Ann Sanner. SENT: 670 words.


SOUTH HAMPTON, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton to stress her support for American exceptionalism during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept. By Catherine Lucey. SENT: 480 words. AP Photos. UPCOMING: Developing from Clinton appearance at American Legion convention in Cincinnati.


— CLINTON-OHIO: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine will bring their campaign to Cleveland on Labor Day. SENT: 130 words.


TOLEDO — An Ohio man who shot a couple, killing a woman, at a school bus stop amid what neighbors called a long-running feud has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. SENT: 350 words.


— WOMAN DEAD-MOM CHARGED: A prosecutor says a 50-year-old woman walked into a northeast Ohio police station last week and confessed to killing her developmentally disabled daughter.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO-STEIN: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will be making a campaign swing through Ohio.

— BOOZIER BEERS: Craft brewers in Ohio now have the freedom to make boozier beers.

— DIARRHEAL DISEASE-OUTBREAK: Public health officials say a contagious diarrheal disease continues to grow in central Ohio.

— MONARCH BUTTERFLIES-HABITAT RESTORATION: A group is looking for help creating new habitats for monarch butterflies to bolster the specie’s dwindling population.

— REGIONAL CAMPUS-50TH ANNIVERSARY: Education leaders will discuss the future of career education at a pioneering Ohio regional campus that’s celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

— AVON CALL CENTER-JOBS: Beauty products maker Avon is planning to hire dozens of workers over the next two months at its customer call center near Cincinnati.

— RANCHING STANDOFF-SEALED DOCUMENTS: Media organizations are challenging a federal magistrate judge’s order to keep many documents secret in the Nevada criminal case involving rancher Cliven Bundy and a 2014 armed standoff with government agents.


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.