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

December 4, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

WISCONSIN-LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK

MADISON, Wis. — Just weeks away from losing control of both the governor and attorney general’s offices, Wisconsin Republicans planned dramatic lame-duck votes Tuesday on a sweeping attempt to limit the powers of incoming Democrats, a move that opponents decried as a last-gasp power grab and attempt to invalidate the election. By Scott Bauer and Todd Richmond. SENT: 1,020 words, photos, video. Developing

With:

WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK-THE LATEST, WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK-PROPOSALS

AROUND THE STATE:

UW REGENTS

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a high-powered attorney to serve on the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. Scott Beightol replaces Republican Bryan Steil, who resigned last week to focus on his first term in Congress. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

UTILITY APPOINTMENT, HIT-RUN SENTENCE

SPORTS:

UTEP-MARQUETTE

MILWAUKEE — UTEP plays Marquette at Fiserv Forum. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

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