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

August 9, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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 STORY:

GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn is publicly questioning whether front-runner Tony Evers can defeat Republican Gov. Scott Walker, calling him “Republican lite” and voicing concerns that others have raised more quietly throughout the campaign. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 650 words, photos.

With:

GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

SMALL DAIRIES FIGHT BACK

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Small family-operated dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out business as large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding into the organic market. By David Pitt. SENT: 860 words, photos.

ASCENSION WISCONSIN

STURTEVANT, Wis. — Ascension Wisconsin says it will build a $42 million medical center in Sturtevant, a region that will experience population growth generated by the Foxconn Technology Group’s massive manufacturing complex. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

MISSING WOMAN-HOMICIDE, KIMBERLY-CLARK-WISCONSIN, HOME-RESTAURANT-EXPLOSION

SPORTS:

PADRES-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — With a key road series up next against Atlanta, the playoff-hopeful Milwaukee Brewers try to take the finale of a three-game set against the NL-worst San Diego Padres. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 1:10 p.m. CT.

TITANS-PACKERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Mike Vrabel makes his preseason debut as coach of the Tennessee Titans when they visit the Green Bay Packers, who will also debut a revamped defense under new coordinator Mike Pettine. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT

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