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

October 11, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORIES:

TRUMP-TARIFFS-COMPANIES GRAPPLE WITH UNCERTAINTY

MILWAUKEE — The trade war between the United States and China has made for a nerve-wracking summer of uncertainty in Wisconsin, where manufacturing has long been in decline yet remains a vital part of the state’s economy. At Johnson Level and Tool in suburban Milwaukee, the Trump administration’s thrust-and-parry trade moves with China and other countries have left the company bracing for up to $3.7 million in extra costs annually because of higher tariffs on imports, including some of its levels that are made in China. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 1,150 words. AP Photos. AP Video.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — A two-time cancer survivor and state lawmaker is accusing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers of lying when he blames Gov. Scott Walker for rising health care costs on the same day the Republican incumbent announces that rates will drop next year. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 650 words.

With:

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-WISCONSIN

AROUND THE STATE:

WISCONSIN RECEIVER

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two drunken women in his apartment earlier this year. Cephus entered the plea to charges of second- and third-degree sexual assault during a hearing in Madison on Thursday. The proceeding was over in less than five minutes. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 425 words, photos.

LAKE SUPERIOR-FLOODING

DULUTH, Minn. — City crews began assessing damage along the Lake Superior shoreline in Duluth Thursday after a storm with powerful winds whipped up destructive waves and caused flooding. SENT: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

COLD CASE-WIFE KILLED, ELECTION 2018-ATTORNEY GENERAL-DEBATE, ATTORNEY GENERAL-INVESTIGATION, TRANSGENDER DAMAGES, TROPICAL WEATHER-WISCONSIN, WISCONSIN-HEALTH OVERHAUL, LAKE BODY

SPORTS:

NLCS PREVIEW

MILWAUKEE — Build an early lead. Get five good innings, maybe, out of the starter. Turn it over to the pen. The Milwaukee Brewers used that formula to cruise into the NLCS on an 11-game winning streak. The Dodgers and their strong starting rotation will try to put that to an end. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 750 words, photos by 6 p.m. CT.

BIG TEN-MEDIA DAY

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Big Ten coaches and players along with commissioner Jim Delany gather for the conference’s annual media day. Michigan reached the NCAA championship game last season, losing to Villanova 79-62. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

BIG TEN-THIS WEEK

No. 12 Michigan hosts No. 15 Wisconsin in a Big Ten crossover game that could have major implications in the division races. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.

BIG TEN-PLAYING TRICKS

A run of trick plays this season is challenging the Big Ten’s reputation for stodgy football. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 4 p.m.

Also:

WISCONSIN -MICHIGAN PREVIEW CAPSULE, 49ERS-PACKERS PREVIEW CAPSULE

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