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

February 5, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES:

TAX CUTS-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Democratic lawmakers unveiled a competing income tax plan Tuesday, minutes before a public hearing on the Republican proposal that’s moving quickly through the Legislature. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 440 words. Developing from 1:30 p.m. CST hearing.

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TAX CUTS-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers promised Tuesday that his first state budget proposal will close the “dark stores” loophole that allows big box retailers to save millions of dollars in property taxes by assessing the value of their active stores as if they were vacant. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 575 words, photos.

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VIRGINIA GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

AROUND THE STATE:

HARVESTING ICE

HOLDERNESS, N.H. _ Modern refrigerators have little appeal for summer guests at a rustic New Hampshire resort who prefer cooling their bottles of water, soda and beer the old-fashioned way. The preparation begins five months ahead of time, when resort staffers and volunteers gather to harvest ice from nearby Squam Lake. By Michael Casey. SENT: 925 words, photos, video.

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WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK, TOMAH-CONFEDERATE FLAG, UW-MADISON-FLOODED BUILDINGS

SPORTS:

ST. JOHN’S-MARQUETTE

MILWAUKEE _ St. John’s, coming off a 30-point loss to Duke, returns to Big East play with a game at No. 10 Marquette, winner of eight straight. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK

Virginia isn’t the only team to get a rematch against the team that ended its undefeated season. On Saturday, No. 7 Michigan will host No. 19 Wisconsin. The first meeting, on the same day Virginia lost to Duke, the Badgers ended the Wolverines’ unblemished run at 17 straight games with a 64-54 victory. By John Marshall. SENT: 790 words, photos.

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