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

May 28, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly announced Tuesday that he will run for a full term next year, giving conservatives a chance to preserve a 5-2 majority on the state’s highest court in an election liberals are targeting to pick up a seat. Kelly was appointed in 2016 by Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Marquette University Law School professor Ed Fallone and Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky have also announced they are running. Both of them would offer liberal alternatives to Kelly. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 765 words, photos.

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WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT-THE LATEST

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WISCONSIN BUDGET

MADISON, Wis. _ Proposals to continue a University of Wisconsin tuition freeze for another two years and restore previously cut scientist positions at the Department of Natural Resources were both up for key votes Tuesday in the Legislature’s budget committee. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 610 words. Will be updated following committee meeting at 2 p.m.

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DEADLY FIRE-MILWAUKEE, EXPLOSIVE DEATH, STRAITS OF MACKINAC WORKSHOP

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BREWERS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Milwaukee Brewers send Zach Davies (5-0, 2.43 ERA) to the mound in Minnesota, aiming for a two-game sweep of the major league-leading Twins, who turn to Martin Perez (7-1, 2.95 ERA) in the series finale. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.

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TWINS-PINEDA, JJ WATT-ENGAGED, BART STARR

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