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AP-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

August 20, 2018

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 apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



MADISON, Wis. — A liberal advocacy group planned to release results of an investigation it says reveals misuses of public money by Gov. Scott Walker. By Scott Bauer. Developing.


MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin System was expected to release its 2019-21 budget proposal on Monday. By Todd Richmond. Developing.


WAUSAU, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources is investigating air pollution at a 3M Corp. factory in Wausau. Records show a pollution control device at the plant didn’t operate for several hours on April 13, and that the Minnesota-based company didn’t properly report some emissions in 2016 and 2017. Company and state officials say the incidents have been addressed. 3M also faced scrutiny at its Wausau sites two years ago. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus says he’s taking a leave of absence from the team because he believes prosecutors intend to file criminal charges against him for an incident in April. Cehus said he’s “innocent of any allegations associated with this consensual relationship.” UPCOMING: 300 words by 10 a.m. CT, photo.


MADISON, Wis. — A.J. Taylor, Kendric Pryor and Danny Davis know what it takes to play without Quintez Cephus, who has taken a leave of absence. But Wisconsin’s talented receiving corps could get a fresh burst of speed in freshman Aron Cruikshank. By Genaro C. Arrmas. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 4 p.m. CT.


labama is No. 1 in the AP preseason college football poll for the third straight season, a feat done only one other time previously. Clemson is No. 2 behind the defending national champions then Georgia and Wisconsin. Ohio State is fifth. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 800 words, with photos, by 12:30 p.m.


GREEN BAY, Wis. — Reinforced with two top draft picks and veteran Tramon Williams, the Green Bay Packers’ once-maligned cornerback position hopes to build on its big-play night against the Steelers with two weeks left in the preseason. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m. CT.


MILWAUKEE — The Brewers, who are fighting to hold on to an NL wild-card spot, return to Miller Park to open a six-game homestand. The Cincinnati Reds begin a three-game set with Homer Bailey (1-10) facing Milwaukee’s Chase Anderson (7-7). UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CT.


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