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. Andrew Welsh-Huggins 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 dmartin@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




CLEVELAND — Cleveland Clinic officials hold a news conference to discuss details related to having performed the first uterus transplant in the U.S. By Mark Gillispie. UPCOMING: 130-word update after 10 a.m. news conference, followed by 400 words by 2 p.m.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jurors could soon decide whether two hotel companies should be held partially responsible for a stalker taking nude videos of sportscaster Erin Andrews and posting them online. The jury is scheduled to begin deliberating in Andrews’ civil case Monday. By Sheila Burke. SENT: 230 words.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — State data shows the amount of hydraulic fracturing wastewater pumped underground in Ohio increased by more than 15 percent last year. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.


CINCINNATI — A once major concourse at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will start disappearing this summer. Airport officials tell The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1X0ffEP ) that Concourse C will be torn down beginning in August. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 220 words by 11 a.m.


— GIRL SCOUT COOKIES-THIEF: Police say a man stole nearly $600 from Girl Scouts selling cookies in central Ohio.

— FATHER BUYS HEROIN: Police say a father drove his adult daughter to Dayton to buy heroin because she was becoming ill from withdrawal symptoms.

— BLIGHTED HOUSES-DEMOLITIONS: Officials say an effort to demolish or rehabilitate abandoned houses in Columbus has reduced the number of vacant buildings in the city by about 1,000 since 2012.

— JESSE OWENS DAY: A state lawmaker in Ohio is working to establish a day in honor of Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens.

— BOEHNER’S SEAT-FORUM: Voters in western Ohio can compare and contrast the big GOP field of 8th District congressional candidates in a Monday evening forum.


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.