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

April 3, 2019

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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT

MADISON, Wis. _ The Wisconsin Supreme Court race that liberals needed to win to have a shot at taking majority control of the court next year could go to a recount, and the conservative candidate declared victory Wednesday with a narrow lead after the election. A win would increase the conservatives’ majority to 5-2 and extend their decade-long control of the court until at least 2023. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 800 words, photos. Developing.

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WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

WISCONSIN BUDGET

MADISON, Wis. _ Republican legislators criticized Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ state budget Wednesday as “irresponsible” as they began their first day of public deliberations on revisions to the spending plan. The GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee began the weeks-long revision process with briefings by officials from the departments of Public Instruction, Transportation and Health Services. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 435 words. Developing.

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WISCONSIN BUDGET-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

TROOPER KILLED-FUNERAL, GREEN BAY MAYOR, DOG TRACK FIRE

SPORTS:

BREWERS-REDS

CINCINNATI _ The Brewers try to extend their fast start and complete a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds, who are 1-3. By Joe Kay. Game time 12:35 p.m.

PACKERS-MCCARTHY

GREEN BAY, Wis. _ Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he was stunned at the timing of his firing last season and the “cold” way it was done. McCarthy says in an interview with ESPN that his dismissal “couldn’t have been handled any worse.” UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m.

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