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

November 26, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

MIDWEST SNOWSTORM

CHICAGO — A wintry storm brought blizzard-like conditions to parts of the Midwest early Monday, grounding hundreds of flights and causing slick roads for commuters as they returned to work after the Thanksgiving weekend. The Chicago area was slammed with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of wet snow, and whiteout conditions stalled commuter traffic on the roads. By Noreen Nasir. SENT: 540 words, photos, video.

With:

MIDWEST SNOWSTORM-WISCONSIN

AROUND THE STATE:

WEDDING BARNS-LICENSES

MADISON, Wis. — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel believes private events in public spaces require liquor licenses, drawing fire from a conservative law firm that fears such a stance could have a chilling effect on tailgating and wedding barn operations. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 370 words.

TRUMP-RUSSIAN PROBE-PAPADOPOULOS

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was scheduled to report to a prison in Wisconsin on Monday after a federal judge rejected his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence. Papadopoulos was listed on the Bureau of Prisons website on Monday morning as “currently in transit.” By Hope Yen. SENT: 655 words, photos.

FARM BANKRUPTCIES

MINNEAPOLIS — The number of farms filing for bankruptcy is increasing across the Upper Midwest, following low prices for corn, soybeans, milk and beef, according to a new analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The analysis found that 84 farms filed for bankruptcy in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana in the 12 months that ended in June. That’s more than double the number over the same period in 2013 and 2014. SENT: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING, OBIT-OPRAH WINFREY’S MOM, WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT, DRUGS-SHOOTING DEATH

SPORTS:

BUCKS-HORNETS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Hornets will host the Bucks on a second night of a back-to-back. By Steve Reed. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT

DESPERATE PACKERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Another close loss on the road left the Green Bay Packers in a huge hole when it comes to their flickering postseason hopes. They’ll need a lot of help. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

POSTSEASON SHARES

NEW YORK — A postseason share on World Series champion Boston was worth $416,838, down from a record $438,902 for Houston in 2017. The commissioner’s office said Monday the Red Sox voted 66 full shares, 10.025 partial shares and eight cash awards. The Astros had 60 full shares, 9.23 partial shares and four cash awards. SENT: 195 words.

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