AP-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI
Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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DOCKLESS SCOOTER SCUFFLE
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is suing a company whose business model of renting motorized scooters has stirred outrage from public officials in two dozen American cities, which argue the scooters are unsafe and a nuisance because they’re left on sidewalks after riders are done with them. Milwaukee will ask a judge Friday to order California-based Bird Rides Inc. to stop operating in the city and pay $200 in fines for every scooter they rented since arriving in the city on June 27. The legal dispute is the latest Bird has faced since they began placing hundreds of scooters around the country two months ago, often without permission. In some cases, Bird has continued operations even after cities have sent them cease-and-desist letters, as was the case in Milwaukee before officials sued. By Ivan Moreno. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.
GOVERNOR WISCONSIN DEBATE
MILWAUKEE — Democratic candidates for governor are scheduled to debate Thursday, the highest profile gathering of the candidates to date and just a month before the primary. By Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 500 words.
WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT
MADISON, Wis. — Lisa Neubauer, the chief judge on the state appeals court, announced Thursday she is running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a bid to replace retiring liberal Justice Shirley Abrahamson next year. By Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 500 words.
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