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

June 8, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

SQUAD CAR CRASH-MILWAUKEE

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer’s death in a squad car crash came after the department’s policy was changed a year ago to allow pursuits of reckless drivers. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2:30 p.m. AP Photos.

With:

SQUAD CAR CRASH-MILWAUKEE-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

BUCKS-STERLING BROWN-ARREST

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission is calling for an audit of the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown. The commission sent a letter to Chief Alfonso Morales asking for the audit and all body camera video of the arrest. Commissioners want the findings to be turned over to them and the Common Council. SENT: 240 words, photos.

FOXCONN-PUBLIC SERVICES

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — The Village of Mount Pleasant is preparing for the influx of people and traffic due to the Foxconn Technology Group’s manufacturing complex by ramping up public services. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-EXPANDING WISCONSIN DELLS

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. —A recent Wisconsin report says tourism is a more than $1 billion industry in Wisconsin Dells and accounts for about 10 percent of the state’s tourism revenue. The study released by the state Department of Tourism this month says resorts like Kalahari, Mount Olympus, Wilderness, Chula Vista and Great Wolf have helped turn the community into a year-round destination. But spas like the Sundara are focusing on grown-up getaways. Sundara’s $13 million expansion project includes adding more suites. By Barry Adams, Wisconsin State Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1,305 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-RIVERWAY ANNIVERSARY

ST. CROIX FALLS, Wis. — A new documentary of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway has been made as it marks 50 years. In 1968, efforts to protect the St. Croix led to the passage of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. The documentary called “The Wild and Scenic St. Croix” is commemorating that action and to reinvigorate the commitment that led to the river’s protected status. The film debuted June 6. By Mary Divine, St. Paul Pioneer Press. SENT IN ADVANCE: 2,322 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

HOUSE FIRE-HOMICIDE, WISCONSIN BUDGET, HOUSTON-DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, ASSAULT-MANHUNT, TRUMP-WISCONSIN, DEPUTY-CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

SPORTS:

BREWERS-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA — Vince Velasquez (4-6) goes for the Phillies and Jhoulys Chacin (4-1) starts for the Brewers in the opener of a three-game series. By Mike Cranston

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