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

January 3, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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

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TOP STORY:

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-EVERS

MADISON, Wis. _ Gov.-elect Tony Evers named five members of his Cabinet on Thursday, including two Democratic state lawmakers and a former Obama administration official who worked on implementing the federal health care law. The other two newly named Cabinet members currently work for Evers in his job as state superintendent. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 750 words, photos. Developing.

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-EVERS-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

POLICE CHASE-RIVER

MILWAUKEE _ A 19-year-old pregnant woman, her toddler and a man all drowned when their car crashed into a Milwaukee river while police were pursuing them as suspects in two armed robberies. Autopsy results released Thursday found the woman, Shannon Nehmer, was several weeks pregnant and that 29-year-old Charles Barefield was driving the car. The toddler was Nehmer’s 2-year-old daughter, Annamelia Hernandez. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 360 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

PLANE FLIPS, INVASIVE INSECTS-DECORATIONS, RAYOVAC-ENERGIZER, JAIL RESUSCITATION, WATER-TASK FORCE

SPORTS:

MINNESOTA-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. _ Minnesota plays No. 22 Wisconsin at Kohl Center.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

No. 8 Michigan State rides a seven-game win streak into its game at No. 14 Ohio State, the highlight of the weekend schedule in the Big Ten. By Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.

CLEVELAND STATE-MILWAUKEE

MILWAUKEE _ Cleveland State plays Milwaukee at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

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