AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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MADISON, Wis. — Two Democratic gubernatorial candidates and a Republican U.S. Senate candidate have turned in enough valid nomination signatures to get their names on the fall ballot, state elections official said Monday. Wisconsin GOP Executive Director Mark Morgan filed complaints against Democratic gubernatorial candidates Dana Wachs and Andy Gronik alleging neither of them turned in 2,000 valid signatures, the minimum needed to secure a spot on the ballot. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 360 words. Developing.
WISCONSIN ELECTION-CHALLENGES-THE LATEST
MADISON, Wis. — Embracing the label of “union boss,” state firefighters president and Democratic candidate for governor Mahlon Mitchell rallied organized labor supporters Monday, urging them to unite to elect him in August and then defeat Gov. Scott Walker. Mitchell is one of 10 Democratic candidates for governor, but his position as head of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin has given him an early advantage in union backing — both in campaign donations and people power. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 640 words. AP Photos planned.
AROUND THE STATE:
DEER HERD EUTHANIZED
MADISON, Wis. — State agriculture officials say they’ve euthanized an entire herd of whitetail deer on a farm in southwest Wisconsin because of chronic wasting disease. More than 100 deer in Iowa County were euthanized last month after about 20 tested positive for the disease. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 175 words.
WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT, THREE KILLED, ST. CROIX DROWNING, TEENS SHOT
MILWAUKEE — Jose Quintana, who is 4-1 with 0.96 career ERA at Miller Park, takes the hill when the Chicago Cubs face the first-place Brewers. The Cubs are a half-game back of Milwaukee in the NL Central. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CT.
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Brad Miller from Tampa Bay for first baseman/outfielder Ji-Man Choi and will receive more than $2.2 million from the Rays as part of the trade. SENT: 200 words.
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