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

November 6, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who defeated a recall attempt and then mounted an unsuccessful run for president, faced Democrat Tony Evers in Tuesday’s election. Walker was going for a third term that the Republican promises will be his last should he win. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 770 words, photos. Developing.

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, one of the most liberal members of Congress, faced Republican Leah Vukmir, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, in Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race to be decided Tuesday. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 695 words, photos. Developing.

ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN-NEWS GUIDE

MADISON, Wis. — High-profile clashes for governor and the U.S. Senate top the ballot in Wisconsin. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 670 words, photos.

ELECTION 2018-LEGISLATURE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans hoped voters would keep them in control of the state Senate in Tuesday’s elections. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 380 words, photos.

With:

ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

HIT AND RUN-SCOUTS KILLED

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. — A 21-year-old Wisconsin man was expected to be charged Tuesday in the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent and injuries to a fourth girl as they picked up trash along a rural highway. Developing with 1:30 court appearance. With AP Photos.

INFANT DEATH-GIRL DETAINED

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — A western Wisconsin sheriff says a 10-year-old girl charged with first-degree intentional homicide dropped a 6-month-old baby and, when the infant cried, she panicked and stomped on the child’s head. SENT: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

LAKE MICHIGAN-SWIMMER SWEPT AWAY

SPORTS:

BUCKS-TRAILBLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Milwaukee Bucks visit the Portland Trail Blazers. By Erik Gundersen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. CT.

UMBC-MARQUETTE

MILWAUKEE — How about this matchup to open a new arena: Marquette hosts UMBC, the first team to win an NCAA tourney game as a No. 16 seed, in its first game at the Fiserv Forum. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 600 words. Game starts 8 p.m. CT.

MILWAUKEE-BOSTON COLLEGE

BOSTON — Milwaukee visits Boston College. Game starts 6 p.m. CT.

COPPIN STATE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin opens what it hopes will be a bounce-back season by hosting Coppin State. Upcoming: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

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