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

May 7, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



MADISON, Wis. _ Pro-abortion advocates are getting ready to try to persuade an Assembly panel to kill a package of Republican-authored anti-abortion bills. The proposals would cut off Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood; prohibit abortions based on the fetus’ race, sex or defects and require providers to tell women seeking drug-induced abortions the process can be reversed. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


MILWAUKEE _ The Washington Nationals play the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:40 p.m. CT.


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