WIMA NEWS COPY TUESDAY AUGUST 6, 2019
>>DEWINE TO ANNOUNCE PLANS TODAY
GOVERNOR MIKE DEWINE SAYS TODAY HE'LL RUN THROUGH A SET OF PROPOSALS TO DEAL WITH GUN VIOLENCE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WAKE OF A MASS SHOOTING IN DAYTON THAT KILLED NINE PEOPLE. O-N-N's DAVE JAMES HAS MORE…
DEWINE SAYS HE'LL GO INTO MORE DETAIL TODAY ABOUT WHAT HE WANTS DO. THE GOVERNOR WAS THRUST INTO THE GUN DEBATE THIS WEEK AFTER BEING MET WITH CHANTS OF "DO SOMETHING!" WHILE HE SPOKE AT A VIGIL IN DAYTON FOR THE VICTIMS WHO DIED EARLY SUNDAY IN THE SHOOTING IN AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT.
>>DAYTON SHOOTER’S BACKGROUND
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES OF THE GUNMAN WHO KILLED NINE PEOPLE SUNDAY IN DAYTON SAY HE WAS SUSPENDED FOR COMPILING A HIT LIST AND A LIST OF GIRLS HE WANTED TO SEXUALLY ASSAULT.
THE ACCOUNTS FROM TWO FORMER CLASSMATES EMERGED AFTER POLICE SAID THERE WAS NOTHING IN THE BACKGROUND OF THE 24-YEAR-OLD KILLER THAT WOULD HAVE PREVENTED HIM FROM PURCHASING THE RIFLE USED IN THE ATTACK.
BOTH FORMER CLASSMATES TOLD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THAT THE SHOOTER WAS SUSPENDED AFTER A HIT LIST WAS FOUND IN A SCHOOL BATHROOM. THE FORMER PRINCIPAL GENERALLY CONFIRMED THAT ACCOUNT TO THE DAYTON DAILY NEWS.
>>LOCAL TRAFFIC FATALITY
THE MARYSVILLE POST OF THE OHIO STATE HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THAT A CRASH ON U.S. 33 IN LOGAN COUNTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A LAKEVIEW WOMAN. 31 YEAR OLD HEATHER COE WAS NOT WEARING A SAFETY BELT AND WAS EJECTED FROM HER VEHICLE WHEN SHE DROVE IT ACROSS THE MEDIAN AND THE OPPOSITE LANES OF THE HIGHWAY, EVENTUALLY HITTING MULTIPLE SIGNS AND FLIPPING THE VEHICLE. FORTUNATELY, HER 8 YEAR OLD SON, BRYSIN KUHLENBECK WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE AND RELEASED TO A FAMILY MEMBER.
>>FAIR ATTENDANCE - ONN
ATTENDANCE WAS UP FOR THIS YEAR'S OHIO STATE FAIR.
THE FAIR SAYS 934-THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTENDED THE EVENT – UP THREE PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR'S 908-THOUSAND AND THE SECOND HIGHEST TOTAL SINCE THE FAIR SWITCHED FROM A 17-DAY EVENT TO 12 DAYS IN 2004. ONLY THE 2015 FAIR EXCEEDED THIS YEAR'S, WHEN MORE THAN 980-THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTENDED. ATTENDANCE DROPPED SHARPLY TWO YEARS AGO, WHEN A RIDE BROKE APART ON OPENING DAY, KILLING A RIDER AND INJURING SEVERAL OTHER PEOPLE. THAT YEAR, IN 2017, ATTENDANCE DIPPED TO 801-THOUSAND BUT REBOUNDED LAST YEAR.
WIMA SPORTS COPY TUESDAY AUGUST 6, 2019
>>Reds Clip Angels In Series Opener At Great American Ball Park
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Reds All-Star pitcher Luis Castillo struck out a career-high 13 batters as Cincinnati defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 at home. Castillo was dominant over seven innings while only allowing three hits, two runs, and a walk. The Reds jumped out to a five-run lead in the first inning and finished with eight team hits. Cincinnati and Los Angeles will face off again tonight for the conclusion of their short two-game series at Great American Ball Park.
>>Rangers Shutout Indians In low Scoring Game In Cleveland
(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cleveland Indians were unable to score as the Texas Rangers won a pitcher's duel 1-0 at Progressive Field. Cleveland pitcher Aaron Civale [[ Suh-vol-eh ]] worked six strong innings, allowing only three hits and one run while striking out seven but couldn't get any support from the Tribe offense. Yasiel Puig and Jordan Luplow had two hits each for the Indians but were left on base as Texas pitching handcuffed Cleveland all night. The two teams will resume their series tonight in Cleveland with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m.
>>Carmen's Crew To Play Tonight For Two-Million Dollar Grand Prize
(Chicago, IL) -- The Ohio State alumni team Carmen's Crew is set to play a team of Marquette University alums tonight for a two-million-dollar prize. The teams will face off in Chicago for the finals of The Basketball Tournament tonight at 8 p.m. Carmen's Crew is led by former Buckeyes Aaron Craft, David Lighty, William Buford, Jon Diebler, and Evan Ravenel.