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AP-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

September 17, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Tony Evers is challenging Republican Gov. Scott Walker to drop a lawsuit seeking to repeal the national health care law known as “Obamacare.” Evers argues in the video challenge posted Monday that removing Wisconsin from the 20-state lawsuit would be the best way to ensure that protections for people with pre-existing health conditions remain in place. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — A Republican super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is launching an attack ad against the Democrat running in the retiring speaker’s southeast Wisconsin district. The Congressional Leadership Fund on Monday announced a $1.5 million ad reservation attacking Democrat Randy Bryce over his arrest record. Bryce is running against Republican Bryan Steil to replace Ryan. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words, Developing.

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