AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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MILWAUKEE POLICE LAWSUIT
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee has agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit against its police department over allegations that officers were targeting black and Latino residents for stop-and-frisks without probable cause. The Milwaukee Common Council approved the settlement Tuesday and Mayor Tom Barrett is expected to sign it later today. The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin sued the department last year on behalf of a half-dozen plaintiffs who claimed they were stopped once or multiple times since 2010. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words.
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday he has no litmus test on abortion for President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court and he hopes the Senate moves quickly to confirm the pick before the November election. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 410 words.
TRUMP-SUPREME COURT-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST, RUSSIA-JOHNSON
MADISON, Wis. — Republican Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson’s past as a Democrat is being used against him in a new television ad Tuesday that mines footage of him speaking in support of abortion rights when he was head of the national College Democrats. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 690 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin apple growers had a productive year in 2017, but cranberry and tart cherry producers faced more challenges. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that recent data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service found apple production increased almost 20 percent in the state between 2016 and 2017. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
NEW YORK — Fresh off a breakout year in 2017, comedian Hasan Minhaj is ready to turn his wit to diagnosing the larger issues facing America. Minhaj, a correspondent with “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, is kicking off a North American tour, with a stop in Milwaukee, starting in August and this fall will host his own weekly comedy show for Netflix. By Mark Kennedy. SENT: 500 words, photos.
MIAMI — Jhoulys Chacin tries for his eighth victory Tuesday for the Brewers against Marlins rookie Pablo Lopez. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game scheduled to begin at 7:10 p.m. ET. Photos.
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