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. Kantele Franko is on the desk, followed by Lisa Cornwell. Delano Massey, AP Ohio news editor, can be reached at 800-762-4841 or 614-885-2727 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
CLEVELAND — The suspect in the random killing of a retiree posted on Facebook made his living mentoring teens in Cleveland, but his life appeared to be unraveling under the weight of gambling debts and trouble with his girlfriend. The nationwide search for him continues into its third day. By Mark Gillispie. SENT: 800 words, photos, video, audio.
— FACEBOOK SHOOTING-THE LATEST
DOOLITTLE TOKYO RAIDERS-75
DAYTON — The last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders is expected to take part in public and private commemorations in Ohio of their air attack on Japan 75 years ago. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 130-word update from afternoon activities, developed on merits.
COLUMBUS — Critics say DuPont has spent too little on testing Ohio and West Virginia residents for contamination from a chemical used to make Teflon, while paying millions to a lawyer overseeing the testing program. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 225 words by 4 p.m.
— MONEY FOUND BY ROAD: A man says he was trying to set a good example for his children when he turned in $14,000 he found on the side of the road in suburban Columbus.
— OHIO WAL-MART SHOOTING: A Dayton suburb has spent over $430,000 defending two officers in connection with the fatal police shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart who was carrying an air rifle from a store shelf.
— PASTOR MURDER TRIAL: A former Dayton pastor now charged with murder says his 2-year-old foster son died after hitting his head on a wall while playing what they called “the Superman game.”
— OHIO AIRPORT-NEW ROUTE: A new air service route between Ohio and North Carolina has been announced for the Toledo-area airport.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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