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.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.
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MADISON, Wis. —A Democratic win in another Wisconsin special election has the party within striking distance of recapturing the state Senate and ending Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans’ stranglehold on state government, a priority for Democrats nationally as another round of redistricting nears. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m.
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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s 11 tribes and the state Department of Public Instruction have been working on agreements to improve communication and educational outcomes for tribal youth. The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is the first tribe to reach an agreement with the state. UPCOMING: 250-300 words.
CHICAGO — County officials in northeastern Illinois are concerned about the potential environmental impacts of the planned Foxconn manufacturing plant in neighboring Wisconsin. The Lake County News-Sun reports that the Lake County Board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for Wisconsin officials to reconsider waiving environmental regulations for the Taiwanese company. Suburban Chicago’s Lake County borders Wisconsin’s southern state line.
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MILWAUKEE — Left-hander Mike Montgomery (2-1) has allowed just two earned runs in three starts since returning to the rotation for the Cubs. He takes the hill against Jhoulys Chacin (5-1) and the Milwaukee Brewers as the teams wrap up a three-game series. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 1:10 p.m. CT.
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