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

September 18, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — A new poll has some bad news for Gov. Scott Walker as he seeks a third term — 52 percent of voters see him unfavorably. It also shows him slightly trailing his rival, Democrat Tony Evers. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 560 words. Developing.

ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-ANTHEM

MADISON, Wis. — Republican Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, in a rare retreat, apologized Tuesday to her Democratic opponent for repeatedly claiming that he knelt during the national anthem. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 390 words, photos.

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ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-ANTHEM-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

ATTORNEY GENERAL-LAB DELAYS

MADISON, Wis. — Attorney General Brad Schimel wants an additional $1.6 million in the next state budget to hire more than a dozen more state crime lab employees. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 530 words.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL-LAB DELAYS-THE LATEST

CHANCELLOR’S HUSBAND

MADISON, Wis. — A Whitewater Common Council member says University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s husband groped her and Kopper should resign. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 430 words.

IN BRIEF:

RED CLIFF-CELL TOWER, VILLAGE WORKER KILLED, WISCONSIN-FLOODING AID, YOUNG DRIVER’S OWI

SPORTS:

REDS-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — Cincinnati plays Milwaukee at Miller Park. Game time is 6:40 p.m.

BEHIND THE CALL

Pass rushers like Clay Matthews are stumped as to what constitutes a clean hit on quarterbacks anymore. Lending a sympathetic ear is none other than Mike Zimmer, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the league’s renewed emphasis on protecting the passer. “It’s pretty difficult,” the coach of the Minnesota Vikings said. “You’ve got a target area the size of a strike zone.” By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

WISCONSIN-MOVING ON

MADISON, Wis. — The upset loss to BYU might still sting, but No. 18 Wisconsin must move on. Beating Iowa this weekend to open Big Ten play would sure give the Badgers a lift. By Genaro C. Armas. SENT: 515 words, photos.

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