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

January 11, 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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

TWO DEAD-CHILD MISSING

BARRON, Wis. _ Authorities say a 21-year-old man is jailed on kidnapping and homicide charges for the October killing of a Wisconsin couple and abduction of their teenage daughter, who was found alive. Investigators announced Friday that Jake Thomas Patterson was arrested a day earlier, shortly after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found near the small town of Gordon, where Patterson lives. The girl had approached a woman walking her dog, saying she’d just escaped from a cabin where she’d been held captive. By Jeff Baenen and Gretchen Ehlke. SENT: 1,020 words. Will be updated. With AP Photos.

With Two Dead-Child Missing-The Latest and Two Dead-Child Missing-Timeline.

AROUND THE STATE:

NATURAL RESOURCES MEETING

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. _ Gov. Tim Walz says his new administration will be “actively engaged” on contentious natural resources issues, including the Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. By Steve Karnowski. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m., photo.

EXCHANGE-EX-LAWMAKER-PEACE CORPS

MADISON, Wis. _ Kevin Soucie fired up his laptop one day in June. He typed “peacecorps.gov” into the address bar and up popped a photo on his screen. He can’t quite remember which one; it was either of a young man pumping water from a rural village well or a young woman teaching a class full of children, chalk in hand. Soucie’s computer mouse hovered over the button that would take him to the Peace Corps’ online application. By Kelly Meyerhofer, Wisconsin State Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1231 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-WIDOWS MEETING

JANESVILLE, Wis. _ After 24 years of marriage, Jean Lademann had three days to grieve the loss of her husband before returning to work. Married for 29 years, Twila Claas recalled how her family and friends were wonderful after her husband died when she was 50. Karla Simpson remembered the first time she had to check marital status on a form after her husband died. By Anna Marie Lux, The Janesville Gazette. SENT IN ADVANCE: 629 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

BACKPACK BOMB, SHOPKO CLOSURES, PETCO CLOSURE, AVALANCHE DEATH

SPORTS:

BUCKS-WIZARDS

WASHINGTON _ Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks, who have won seven of their past eight and 11 of 13, visit the uneven and injury-depleted Washington Wizards in the teams’ first meeting this season. By Ben Nuckols. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.

PURDUE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin goes for a 4-1 start in Big Ten play when Purdue visits. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

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