BC-OH–Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH

Hello! 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. Andrew Welsh-Huggins, interim 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — A study suggests Ohio’s restrictions on the so-called abortion pill led to a higher rate of side effects, more doctor visits and additional medical treatment for patients. By Ann Sanner. SENT: 660 words.


SOUTH HAMPTON, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton pitches her foreign policy to Republican voters in a speech to the American Legion convention in Cincinnati, arguing that she would best uphold American values and protect national security interests. By Catherine Lucey. SENT: 480 words, photos.


— CLINTON-OHIO: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine will take their campaign to Cleveland on Labor Day. SENT: 130 words.


TOLEDO — A man who shot a couple, killing a woman, at a school bus stop amid what neighbors called a long-running feud dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. SENT: 350 words.


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A doctor who treated eight overdose patients in one five-hour span is on the front lines of what appears to be a spike in heroin overdoses in Kentucky’s largest city. It’s part of a trend plaguing other communities in Kentucky and the neighboring states of Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia. By Bruce Schreiner. SENT: 620 words.


— WOMAN DEAD-MOM CHARGED: A prosecutor says a 50-year-old woman walked into a northeast Ohio police station last week and confessed to killing her developmentally disabled daughter.

— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OHIO LAWYERS: A proposed rule would let Ohio attorneys counsel clients seeking to comply with the state’s new medical marijuana law.

— CRIME DATABASE-ACLU: The Ohio chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is raising concerns about potential federal access to a state crime database, which would include facial recognition data.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-OHIO-STEIN: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will be making a campaign swing through Ohio.

— BOOZIER BEERS: Craft brewers in Ohio now have the freedom to make boozier beers.

— NAKED TRUMP-AUCTION: One of the life-sized, naked Trump statues that artist collective INDECLINE installed earlier this month around the country, including in Cleveland, will be sold at an upcoming auction. With photo.

— OHIO JOBS AGENCY-LAWSUIT: The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected another legal challenge to Gov. John Kasich’s privatized job-creation agency on grounds that the plaintiff lacks the standing to sue.

— DIARRHEAL DISEASE-OUTBREAK: Public health officials say a contagious diarrheal disease continues to grow in central Ohio.

— MONARCH BUTTERFLIES-HABITAT RESTORATION: A group is looking for help creating new habitats for monarch butterflies to bolster the dwindling population.

— AVON CALL CENTER-JOBS: Beauty products maker Avon is planning to hire dozens of workers over the next two months at its customer call center near Cincinnati.

— ASIAN CARP-MICHIGAN: Officials say no genetic material from invasive bighead or silver carp has been detected in Michigan waters this year.

— RANCHING STANDOFF-SEALED DOCUMENTS: Media organizations are challenging a federal magistrate judge’s order to keep many documents secret in the Nevada criminal case involving rancher Cliven Bundy and a 2014 armed standoff with government agents.


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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.