BC-OH--Ohio News Coverage Advisory 10am,ADVISORY, OH

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Ohio. Questions about today's coverage plans should be directed to Deb Martin, news editor, at (800) 762-4841 or (614) 885-2727 or dmartin@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 the state news digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



WOOSTER — An Ohio man is set to be arraigned on charges in the rape and strangulation of a 9-year-old girl found dead in a trash bin at the trailer park where they were neighbors. By John Coyne. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: will be updated from arraignment in progress.


CINCINNATI — Construction of Cincinnati's streetcar system is resuming, after a groundswell of citizen support saved a project in danger of being killed. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 11 a.m. AP Photo planned.



COLUMBUS — An Ohio construction company will be working in Washington to help put the crumbling Capitol building dome back together. SENT: 340 words.


— CHIRSTMAS DAY SLAYING — LOGAN — Authorities in southeast Ohio say a woman is dead after an attempted murder-suicide in the parking lot of a mall on Christmas Day.

— I-75 CONSTRUCTION — CINCINNATI — Drivers going north through Cincinnati on Interstate 75 could face delays because of interchange construction.

— CHRISTMAS GIFTS SWIPED — HUBER HEIGHTS — Three people are suspected of stealing wrapped Christmas presents, and police say they could be responsible for other burglaries in the Dayton area.

— MEDICAL SCHOOL-GRANT — DAYTON — A southwest Ohio university is helping develop a medical program in Saudi Arabia.

— UTILITY OVERTIME — CINCINNATI — A newspaper reports that the sewer department in Cincinnati has gone over $2 million in overtime for the third straight year.


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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.