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AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI

August 6, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

SENATE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — The Republican candidates for U.S. Senate were to appear at a state chamber of commerce event, just a week before the primary. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated from noon forum.

RADIO STATION SHOOTING

MADISON, Wis. — A shooting that wounded a disc jockey at a Wisconsin radio station appears to have been a targeted attack against a specific individual, police said Monday. Sunday’s shooting at WORT-FM in Madison wasn’t a random attack or an act of violence targeting the media, according to police spokesman David Dexheimer. SENT: 250 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE

MADISON, Wis. — Leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature were to participate in a panel discussion Monday at a meeting of the state chamber of commerce. On merits from 2:15 p.m. panel.

FARMING COSTS-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Wisconsin farmers experienced a slight increase in production costs last year. The average farm spent more than $168,000 on production in 2017, a 6 percent increase from the previous year. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

LA CROSSE SHOOTING, WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT-DALLET, TWIN LAKES DROWNINGS

SPORTS:

IN BRIEF:

PACKERS-BAKHTIARI

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