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

August 8, 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. Steve Karnowski 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

GOVERNOR-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — The eight Democratic candidates for governor were to gather Wednesday for a forum less than a week before the election. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

FARMLAND VALUE

MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service says the value of farm real estate is up slightly in Wisconsin this year, but the value of cropland is down. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200-250 words.

IN BRIEF:

WASTING DISEASE, HOUSE FIRE-FATAL SHOOTING, FIGHT SHOOTING-ST. PAUL

SPORTS:

PADRES-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — Brett Kennedy makes his big league debut for the San Diego Padres, who will try to take a second straight game against the Brewers. Jhoulys Chacin (10-4) starts for Milwaukee. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CT.

PACKERS-RODGERS AND THE ROOKIES

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers expressed disappointment with the effort from some of the Green Bay Packers’ younger players after a frustrating period at practice. It appears that some of the rookie wideouts are the focus of his displeasure. Rodgers was running the scout team during one practice session on Tuesday, a sign that he likely won’t be playing in the Packers’ preseason opener on Thursday against Tennessee. SENT: 565 words.

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