BC-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. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or dmassey@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — An education analyst says a strong correlation between academic performance and Ohio’s poverty levels continues despite changes to state testing and district report cards. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 290 words by noon.


— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO: Hillary Clinton is slated to campaign in Ohio on the eve of the key swing state’s voter registration deadline.

— MOTHER-DAUGHTER KILLED: Investigators have identified a woman and her 5-year-old daughter who were killed when they were hit by a car in northeast Ohio over the weekend.

— FATAL APARTMENT FIRE: A man is dead after fire officials say a blaze ripped through an apartment in southwest Ohio.

— MOTORCYCLE CRASH-FATALS: Sheriff’s deputies say two people on a motorcycle have died in a crash with a minivan in central Ohio.

— GAS PRICES-OHIO: Gas prices in Ohio have increased by 20 cents compared with a week ago.

— WRIGHT STATE PRESIDENT: A southwest Ohio college plans a series of campus forums beginning this week on the search for a new president.

— LOUIS STOKES-MEMOIR: A discussion of the legacy of former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes is being planned to coincide with release of a memoir about his life.


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.