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

September 14, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Two cancer survivors who are on the ballot in the Wisconsin race for governor are at odds over Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s support for guaranteeing health insurance coverage for people like them with pre-existing conditions. By Scott Bauer. Developing.

REDISTRICTING-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Attorneys seeking to invalidate Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn legislative boundaries were expected to file an amended complaint in federal court after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider the case this summer. By Todd Richmond. UPCOMING: 400-500 words.

ELECTION 2018-PRIMARY SEASON TAKEAWAYS

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump’s grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season that reshaped both parties going into the midterm elections. Democrats have a younger, more liberal, and more diverse slate of candidates they believe can flip control of the House and reclaim several governor’s offices. Republicans, meanwhile, have doubled down on being the party of Trump. By Bill Barrows. SENT: 1,225 words, photos.

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