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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

February 19, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn unveiled the first television campaign ad of the campaign on Tuesday, a spot highlighting his adoption of an opioid-addicted newborn that comes as he’s been on the defensive about his conservative Christian beliefs. The spot will begin airing Wednesday in Milwaukee and Green Bay as part of a $50,000 ad buy. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 740 words, photos.


MADISON, Wis. _ Republican Wisconsin lawmakers were to discuss their opposition to expanding Medicaid as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is proposing, unveiling new research Tuesday from a conservative law firm about the impact such a move could have on the state. Developing.


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