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

February 7, 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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

OFFICER SHOT-MILWAUKEE

MILWAUKEE _ Police are collecting evidence at a Milwaukee home where a police officer was fatally shot while serving a warrant. Officers have cordoned off part of the residential neighborhood where 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner was killed Wednesday. The 17-year police veteran was shot as members of Milwaukee’s Tactical Enforcement Unit served a search warrant on someone suspected of illegally selling firearms and drugs. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 130 words, photos. Developing.

AROUND THE STATE:

WINTER WEATHER-UPPER MIDWEST

FARGO, N.D. _ A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds is closing schools, causing power outages and closing interstates in parts of the Upper Midwest Thursday. SENT: 265 words, photo. Developing.

With:

WINTER WEATHER-UPPER MIDWEST-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

WISCONSIN-HEALTH OVERHAUL-LAWSUIT, WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING, WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT

SPORTS:

NBA TRADES

A person familiar with the terms said NBA-leading Milwaukee was sending center Thon Maker to the Detroit Pistons for forward Stanley Johnson. Both were lottery picks, Johnson in 2015 and Maker a year later. That trade was also pending the NBA reviewing the financial terms and approving, which is required for any deal to become final. SENT: By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,100 words, photos. Developing.

With:

NBA TRADES-THE LATEST

WISCONSIN-UNFLAPPABLE HAPP

MINNEAPOLIS _ Ethan Happ walked away with a smile after Wisconsin’s sixth straight win, ensuring his stellar career would not include a loss on rival Minnesota’s home court. The 19th-ranked Badgers have their groove back, with the slender senior leading the way. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 4 p.m. CT.

MILWAUKEE-YOUNGSTOWN STATE

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio _ Milwaukee plays Youngstown State at Beeghly Center. Game start at 6 p.m. CT.

GREEN BAY-CLEVELAND STATE

CLEVELAND _ Green Bay plays Cleveland State at Wolstein Center. Game start at 6 p.m. CT.

JN BRIEF:

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