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BC-OH--Ohio News Digest 2 pm, OH

May 26, 2019

Good afternoon. 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. Interim AP Ohio news editor Andrew Welsh-Huggins is on the desk and 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

AT-RISK YOUTH-CUSTODY

COLUMBUS, Ohio _ A legislative proposal would allow Ohio parents to avoid an often heart-breaking decision: giving up custody of troubled children so they can receive desperately needed and expensive services. The amendment to Ohio’s two-year budget is aimed at so-called “multisystem youths,” those needing help from service agencies that cover disabilities, child welfare and mental health. SENT: 400 words.

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MEMBER EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-DEATH OF A DREAM

April 29 was a milestone day for Chae’Von Bowman. After getting her 11-year-old son off to school, the Madisonville woman drove to Dohn Community High School’s Walnut Hills location. There, she picked up her certificate that she’d completed the school’s 22 Plus Adult Program and was a high school graduate. By Mark Curnutte, The Cincinnati Enquirer.

AP Photos.

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BRIEFS:

_ ATTACKED BY BULL: Officials say an Ohio man attacked by a bull while he was checking or tending a northwestern Pennsylvania gas well earlier this month has died.

_ KLAN GROUP-RALLY: The city of Dayton is estimating it spent about $650,000 on security for a rally attended by a small group of Ku Klux Klan members and hundreds of protesters.

_ OHIO BUDGET-AVIATION TAXES: Aviation companies are asking the Ohio Senate to restore tax exemptions they say help them compete within the industry.

_ UNIVERSITY-ANONYMOUS DONATION: A university in Ohio says a $10 million gift from an anonymous alumni couple is the largest single donation in the school’s 177-year history.

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