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

August 22, 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. Amy Forliti 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

WISCONSIN ELECTION-POLL

MADISON, Wis. —Republicans in Wisconsin appear to be getting more enthusiastic about the upcoming election. A new Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows that 69 percent of Republicans are very enthused about voting in the November election, compared with 68 percent of Democrats. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

WISCONSIN FLOODING

MADISON, Wis. — Dane County Emergency Management is urging communities along the chain of Yahara Lakes to be prepared for flooding. Emergency managers say the levels on the Yahara Lakes have been steadily increasing over the past 24 hours with the heavy rain fall that caused widespread flooding this week in Dane County. SENT: 130 words, photos. Developing.

With:

WISCONSIN FLOODING-THE LATEST

COMMUTER TRAIN-WOMEN HIT

ATLANTA — The husband of a Wisconsin woman who was pushed in front of an oncoming train in Atlanta says his wife would be dead if his daughter had not jumped on the tracks to keep her mother from getting run over. SENT: 310 words.

CORN CROP-WISCONSIN

GREEN BAY, Wis. — State agriculture statistics show the growing season for corn in Wisconsin is ahead of schedule, leading to an expected early harvest. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

WISCONSIN FLOODING-THE LATEST, JANESVILLE HOMICIDE, FOXCONN WISCONSIN, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR-TOILETS, HIT-AND-RUN-WORKER KILLED

SPORTS:

REDS-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — The Cincinnati Reds will try to take a three-game series from the playoff-hopeful Brewers when they send Robert Stephenson (0-1) to the mound against Milwaukee’s Freddy Peralta (5-4). Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 1:10 p.m. CT.

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