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. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim AP Ohio 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Libertarians are eyeing a Monday deadline in their effort to get their party’s presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, on ballots this fall in swing state Ohio. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by noon, more on merits. Deadline for filings is 4 p.m.


JERSEY CITY — Donald Trump in a speech in Ohio on Monday will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. By Jill Colvin. AP Photos. SENT: 650 words. AP Photos. UPCOMING: Developing from afternoon speech in Youngstown.


— OHIO TURNPIKE CRASH-GIRL KILLED: A young girl is dead and at least seven people have been injured following a crash that investigators say involved 10 vehicles on the Ohio Turnpike.

— POLICE OFFICER HELPS BOY: A charity is accepting donations to help a 7-year-old boy police in southwest Ohio say was trying to sell a teddy bear to buy food.

— GAS PRICES-OHIO: Gas prices around Ohio are down slightly heading into the workweek.

— PROCTER & GAMBLE HEADQUARTERS: Consumer-goods giant Procter & Gamble says it will move 850 jobs from its offices in northern Cincinnati into its downtown headquarters.

— FATAL CRASH-WATER POLO TEAM: The conditions of two members of a high school water polo team injured in a fatal Ohio crash that also injured two other team members and their mother and killed the woman’s 19-year-old daughter have been upgraded.


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.