AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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MADISON, Wis. — Democrat Tony Evers’ first television ad in the race against Republican Gov. Scott Walker, which accuses Walker of not doing enough to lower health insurance costs, is proving to be a flash point. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 610 words.
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LA CROSSE, Wis. — Heavy rains pounded Wisconsin and Minnesota Monday night, prompting evacuation orders for about 100 residents in one small Wisconsin town and flash flooding in parts of Minnesota, where people at a council meeting briefly took cover in a basement. SENT: 370 words. AP Photos pursued. Developing.
MILWAUKEE — Foxconn Technology Group was set to make an announcement Tuesday afternoon. By Todd Richmond. Developing from 4 p.m. news conference. Words on merits.
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin dairy farmers and cheesemakers say they’re hopeful that a new trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico will shore up business in one of the state’s most important export markets. UPCOMING: 300 words.
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CINCINNATI — The Brewers and Reds open a three-game series, with Junior Guerra (6-8) facing Anthony DeSclafani. The Brewers have slid to third place in the NL Central. By Joe Kay. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
NFC NORTH PREVIEW
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings begin their defense of the NFC North title with a shiny new quarterback and a handful of enhancements to an already stout defense, but the rival Green Bay Packers aren’t going away. And Aaron Rodgers is back, eager to make up for lost time following the broken collarbone that spoiled his 2017 season. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 750 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.
MADISON, Wis. — On the field, the suspension of two key receivers had a trickle-down effect on the rest of the team. A.J. Taylor and Kendric Pryor will have to pick up the slack at No. 4 Wisconsin, at least for the season’s first two games. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m. CT
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