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

December 14, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

TRANSMISSION LINE

MADISON, Wis. _ A controversial high-voltage power line across western Wisconsin has been put into service after almost three years of construction. Supporters say the 180-mile, $580 million Badger Coulee line will enable clean and cheap wind energy from Minnesota and Iowa to reach big cities where there’s demand. Opponents consider it an unnecessary expense that guarantees profits for the owners while discouraging conservation and local renewable energy investments. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

PACKERS-ADAMS

GREEN BAY, Wis. _ Davante Adams is proving his worth this season as the Packers’ top receiver, producing against the NFL’s top defensive backs. His next challenge: facing the Bears’ Kyle Fuller. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m. CT.

BUCKS-PACERS

CLEVELAND _ The Milwaukee Bucks visit the Cleveland Cavaliers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. CT.

GREEN BAY-CREIGHTON

OMAHA, Neb. _ Green Bay plays Creighton in men’s basketball at CHI Health Center Omaha. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits. Game starts at 8 p.m. CT.

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