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

October 8, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORY:

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s campaign says it raised $6 million in the third quarter and has $5 million in cash on hand heading into the home stretch of her re-election campaign. Polls show Baldwin leading GOP challenger Leah Vukmir, a state senator who has not yet released her third-quarter fundraising numbers. The two meet in a televised debate Monday. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Developing from 6 p.m. debate. AP Photos planned.

AROUND THE STATE:

MISSING WIFE-PLEA

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — A Wisconsin man on Monday pleaded not guilty to killing his wife last year and hiding her body, which hasn’t been found. Jason Sypher, of Plover, entered the pleas to first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse in Portage County Circuit Court. Krista Sypher, 44, disappeared in March 2017. Prosecutors in August brought charges against her husband, who had reported her missing. SENT: 250 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE SHOOTING-SUPERIOR, PESHTIGO FIRE, ENBRIDGE-LINE 3, FATAL TRUCK FIRE

SPORTS:

PACKERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers coach Mike McCarthy must figure out how to get his team to stop playing disjointed games. Another bad half did them in, plus a career-worst day for normally reliable kicker Mason Crosby. Upcoming: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m. CT.

NBA PRESEASON RDP

The NBA preseason continues Monday night with eight games, including the final Golden State one to ever be played at Oracle Arena. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos. Developing.

WISCONSIN-PASS DEFENSE

MADISON, Wis. — Injuries have thinned out a cornerback position that was already in question at No. 15 Wisconsin. The Badgers will also have to begin their showdown at Michigan without safety Scott Nelson because of a targeting penalty. Upcoming: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m. CT.

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