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, followed by Kantele Franko. Deb Martin, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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COLUMBUS — Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland lays out what he says are the biggest differences between him and Republican Sen. Rob Portman in a speech to the Akron Press Club. Strickland is hoping to unseat Portman this fall in one of the country’s most closely watched Senate races. By Julie Carr Smyth. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130-word update, 350 words by noon.
COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general plans to attend the latest meeting of his office’s Human Trafficking Commission, which is releasing its annual report. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 130 words updating from 2 p.m. meeting, developed on merits.
BIG SNOW STORM
NEW YORK — East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard face fresh challenges as the workweek begins: slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances. By Michael R. Sisak and Verena Dobnik. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video.
—WITH: BIG SNOWSTORM-DEATHS.
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TOLEDO — A North Carolina defense contractor is putting together a project that could land Jeeps back on the battlefield. her a project that could land Jeeps back on the battlefield. Fiat Chrysler builds Jeep Wrangers in Toledo, where the vehicle’s origins go back as far as 1941. Sent: 130 words. UPCOMING: 340 words by noon
— STATE REPORT CARDS-ANALYSIS: A new analysis of Ohio report-card data finds stark differences in college- and career-readiness between poor and more affluent districts.
— BACKGROUND CHECKS-OHIO: A new analysis of Ohio report-card data finds stark differences in college- and career-readiness between poor and more affluent districts.
— DAYTON AIRPORT-RENOVATION: A $130 million renovation project at Dayton International Airport in southwestern Ohio will begin this year.
— HEROIN WHILE DRIVING: A southwest Ohio sheriff’s office says an Indiana woman flipped her vehicle while driving with her two sons after injecting heroin and apparently experiencing an overdose.
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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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