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

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

WISCONSIN BUDGET

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Republicans serve notice that they won’t expand Medicaid, legalize marijuana, raise the minimum wage or do a host of other things favored by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers as they begin dismantling his two-year budget plan. Evers and other Democrats are defiant, saying the public is on their side. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 720 words, photo. Will be updated.

With:

WISCONSIN BUDGET-THE LATEST AND WISCONSIN BUDGET-GLANCE

AROUND THE STATE:

PENCE-TRADE

FARGO, N.D. _ As President Donald Trump seeks to pressure China into a trade deal that suits the U.S., Vice President Mike Pence is rolling into the Midwest to tout the administration’s North American trade deal. Pence was due to visit a dairy farm and a steel supplier in Minnesota on Thursday. By Dave Kolpack. SENT: 630 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

SCHOOL BUS CRASH-WISCONSIN, ALDERMAN ACCUSED, METH BACKPACK-ARREST, MISSING PLANE-MINNESOTA

SPORTS:

BIG EAST-CBS

NEW YORK _ The Big East Conference has reached a multi-year agreement with CBS Sports to televise its men’s college basketball games through the 2024-25 season. Games involving Marquette and the other Big East schools will be shown on CBS and on the CBS Sports Network. SENT: 200 words.

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