AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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 email@example.com. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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MADISON, Wis. — In the face of an ever-worsening dairy crisis in a state whose identity is closely intertwined with milk and cheese production, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday announced the creation of a new state-university task force to come up with recommendations to save the industry. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 670 words, photos.
MADISON, Wis. — The state Supreme Court removed a regulatory hurdle Tuesday for a large-scale dairy farm in central Wisconsin, ruling that the farmers’ right to use thousands of acres for crops was locked in when they filed their building permit. Wisconsin is the nation’s second-leading milk producer. Dairy operations in the state account for nearly 80,000 jobs. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 600 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
WALKER FACT CHECK
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker’s latest television ad touting his support for affordable health care ignores his years-long attempt to undercut the federal law designed to broaden access to insurance coverage. By Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 500 words.
FOXCONN BLIGHTED LAND
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — The Mount Pleasant village board has deemed some 2,800 acres of farmland and a few dozen homes to be blighted, clearing the way for it to seize the property for the massive Foxconn manufacturing complex. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.
WELL FARGO-SALE, UPPER PENINSULA MINE, VACATION RENTAL, SCHOOL-ARMED GUARDS, ROCKWELL AUTOMATION-INDIANA, SCHOOL BUS CRASH
CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber, who pitched six shutout innings in his previous starts, starts the opener of a two-game interleague series between the Indians and NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers. Game time 7:10 p.m.
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