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

September 4, 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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — On the first day of school for many students in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker is touting his plan to expand youth apprenticeships. Walker on Tuesday released a new television ad and described in more detail his proposal to expand youth apprenticeship programming to students in 7th through 10th grades. It’s currently available only for 11th and 12th graders. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

MADISON, Wis. — A group backing Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel launched a new television ad Tuesday implying that Schimel had a hands-on role in bolstering school security this summer when he was actually following legislators’ orders. The Republican Attorneys General Association is running the ad on cable television in Green Bay, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Wausau. It’s part of RAGA’s $2.5 million television campaign to help Schimel defeat Democratic challenger Josh Kaul in November. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 490 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

FASTING DEATH

REEDSBURG, Wis. — A father and mother were arrested in Wisconsin after their teenage son died and another child were hospitalized following what the father described as a weeks-long religious fast. SENT: 270 words. May be updated. AP Photos pursued.

IN BRIEF:

WASTING DISEASE, QUINTUPLETS-KINDERGARTEN, BATHTUB DEATH, SENATE-WISCONSIN, MIDWEST STORMS, PLANE CRASH-PROSECUTOR

SPORTS:

CUBS-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — The second-place Brewers, trailing by four games, will try to inch closer to the Chicago Cubs when the NL Central rivals meet in the second game of an important three-game set. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CT.

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