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

November 9, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

ACROSS THE STATE:

HIT AND RUN-SCOUTS KILLED

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Hundreds of mourners are saying goodbye to three Girl Scouts and a mother who were struck and killed while collecting trash along a rural highway in northwestern Wisconsin. SENT: 460 words, photos. Developing.

EXCHANGE-TAVERN TURNED CHURCH

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — A closed tavern in Wisconsin that appeared slated for demolition has been given new life as it has reopened as a church. River City Community Church has leased the Chippewa Falls building, moving into the building in August that was known as The Lodge for the past decade. Chris and Jaci Uttecht, co-leaders of the church, said their congregation was founded earlier this year with a group of about 20 meeting in their home. It quickly grew, and they began looking for space. By Chris Vetter, Leader-Telegram. SENT IN ADVANCE: 789 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-ADVOCATE HONORED

WHITEWATER, Wis. — A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater official is being recognized for his advocacy work for LGBTQ students. Brent Bilodeau is a driving force on campus to make all students feel welcome, safe and included. This month, he received the Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for work to improve the lives of LGBTQ students. Bilodeau is interim vice chancellor for student affairs and an enthusiastic member of the Chancellor’s Committee for LGBT Issues. By Anna Marie Lux, The Janesville Gazette. SENT IN ADVANCE: 678 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

WISCONSIN BUDGET, ATTORNEY-MAYOR REPRIMAND, GREAT LAKES-DROWNINGS

SPORTS:

PACKERS-RISING ROOKIE

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Rookie receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling is on the rise for the Green Bay Packers, just in time with, too, with Geronimo Allison going on injured reserve. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m. CT.

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