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

October 10, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Locked in a tight race with Democrat Tony Evers, Republican Gov. Scott Walker looked to Vice President Mike Pence to give him a boost on Wednesday with the election less than a month away. Pence’s two closed-door fundraisers for Walker, in Green Bay and Eau Claire, came on the same day that a new Marquette University Law School poll showed the governor’s race to be about even. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 495 words.

With:

ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST, ELECTION 2018-REPLACING RYAN

AROUND THE STATE:

BUSINESSMAN FRAUD

MADISON, Wis. — A De Pere businessman charged with defrauding the state’s economic development agency and other investors of more than $9 million plans to plead guilty to one count of wire fraud. The deal is part of a plea agreement Ronald H. Van Den Heuvel entered into with federal prosecutors in Green Bay. SENT: 400 words.

RECYCLING SHAKE-UP

ALBANY, N.Y. — America’s recycling industry is in the dumps. A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send all those bottles, cans and plastic containers to the landfill. By Mary Esch. SENT: 895 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

HOME EXPLOSION-HARRISON, POLICE SHOOTING-MILWAUKEE, LAKE SUPERIOR-FLOODING, BABY DEATH-MOTHER CHARGED

SPORTS:

NLDS-BREWERS-MOOSE COUNTRY

MILWAUKEE — It sounds like “Boo.” But look at the scoreboard and it becomes apparent what fans at Miller Park are really chanting — “Mooooose.” Former Royal Mike Moustakas has fit right in with the Milwaukee Brewers. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 600 words, photos by 7 p.m. CT.

With:

NLCS-DODGERS-BREWERS MATCHUP CAPSULE

BUCKS-PREVIEW

MILWAUKEE — They have a new coach, a new arena and one of the best players in the NBA. Expectations are up this year for the Milwaukee Bucks. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 700 words, photos by 5 p.m. CT.

HURRICANES-STORM SURGE

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes are bringing the Lambeau Leap to their hockey rink. After each win on home ice, they’ve skated en masse down the ice and jumped into the glass. Consider it the latest sign that this isn’t the same team that has missed the playoffs an NHL-worst nine straight years. By Joedy McCreary. SENT: 610 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

WISCONSIN RECEIVER

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