- Associated Press - Monday, May 12, 2014

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A reminder this information is not for publication, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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UPCOMING:

ASTON VILLA-SALE

Former Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner puts Aston Villa up for sale after eight years in control of the English Premier League soccer club, saying he was drained by the “week-in, week-out battles.” By Steve Douglas. SENT: 340 words, photos.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

PRISON POPULATION-OHIO

COLUMBUS - State officials said Ohio’s prison population is expected to keep rising, despite recent legislative efforts to tamp it down. SENT: 290 words.

ROAMING BEAR-YOUNGSTOWN

YOUNGSTOWN - Wildlife officials are hopeful a young black bear that took a Mother’s Day stroll near downtown Youngstown is back in the woods. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon, pursuing photo.

CARRYING BROTHER-CEREBRAL PALSY

TEMPERANCE, Mich. - A 14-year-old Michigan boy plans to carry his 7-year-old brother 40 miles over two days to heighten public awareness of cerebral palsy. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words.

BRIEFS SENT:

- YOUNGSTOWN STATE PRESIDENT-TRESSEL - YOUNGSTOWN - Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is expected to be introduced as the 9th president of Youngstown State University, where he started his college coaching career. With AP Photo.

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