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

May 27, 2019

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 This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORY:

EXCHANGE-MILITARY TRAVEL GIFT

NEW GLARUS, Wis. _ Ben Jackson — the middle child in a family of five, the fourth generation of his family to enlist in the military, the one who built model airplanes as a boy — died April 13, 2018, in a motorcycle crash on Misawa Air Base, about 450 miles north of Tokyo. He was 20. The Jackson family didn’t want flowers at the funeral. Instead, they encouraged guests to donate to the Ben Jackson Foundation, a nonprofit that has raised thousands of dollars in the past year for other young military men and women from south-central Wisconsin communities to fly home and see their families. AP Member Exchange. By Kelly Meyerhofer. Wisconsin State Journal.

IN BRIEF:

CHILD-GUNFIRE

SPORTS:

BREWERS-TWINS

The Milwaukee Brewers make their annual interleague trek to Minnesota to face the Twins, for a two-game series at Target Field. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:10 p.m. CDT.

BUCKS WRAPUP

MILWAUKEE _ The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season as the top team in the NBA with likely the league MVP. But the Bucks lost four straight games in the Eastern Conference finals to fall short of winning the second NBA title in franchise history. By Keith Jenkins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

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