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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 attorney for the Turkish government is scheduled to outline findings against 17 Ohio-based charter schools, with plans to submit those results to the state auditor. By Julie Carr Smyth. Developing from news conference scheduled for 10 a.m.


PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT, Mich. — When Lou Schillinger and his volunteer cadre began restoring an 1890s lighthouse more than two miles off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay, they first needed to remove 30 years’ accumulation of gull and pigeon feces whose depth measured in feet rather than inches. By Roger Schneider. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos. AP VIDEO.




CINCINNATI — The director of the Greater Cincinnati Police Museum says a legal glitch is preventing the families of two fallen first responders from receiving benefits normally provided to spouses of officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 290 words by noon.


— GAS PIPELINE-STUDY: Ohio State University plans to launch a study in conjunction with the construction of a 215-mile petroleum pipeline that stretches from eastern Ohio to the Michigan border.

— OHIO VOTING: Ohioans have until Tuesday to register to vote in next month’s presidential election.

— COLUMBUS POLICE-RACISM ALLEGATION: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he can’t prosecute civil rights charges against the Columbus police division because his office considers the police chief an employee.

— FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME-DEVELOPMENT: Construction crews have started demolishing homes near the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Ohio as part of a $500 million development project.

— UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO-DONATION: A former teacher has donated $1 million to the University of Toledo to support teacher education.

— AMBULANCE CRASH-SHOOTING VICTIM: Authorities say an ambulance transporting a victim from a double shooting to a hospital was hit by a car and crashed into a building.


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.