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

May 15, 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. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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WISCONSIN ABORTION

MADISON, Wis. _ The Wisconsin Assembly was poised Wednesday to pass a so-called born alive anti-abortion bill that President Donald Trump has touted, a move that comes as conservatives across the country push to end the constitutional right to abortion. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has promised to veto the measure, which is one of four anti-abortion bills up for passage in the Republican-controlled Assembly. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 830 words. Developing. AP Photo planned.

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WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK

MADISON, Wis. _ The Wisconsin Supreme Court was set to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging restrictions Republican lawmakers placed on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul’s powers during a lame-duck legislative session last year. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 620 words, photos. Developing.

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WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING, ELECTIONS COMMISSION-LEADER, DEPUTY-PEPPER SPRAY, MULTI-VEHCILE-FATAL CRASH, HIGH WATER-SHOREBIRDS, CRIME VICTIMS AMENDMENT, POLLUTION CREDITS, FATAL FIRE-WAUKESHA

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RAPTORS-BUCKS

MILWAUKEE _ Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks play host to the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night. It’s the Bucks’ first time hosting Game 1 of a conference final since 1974. Game begins 8:30 p.m. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

BREWERS-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA _ Lefty Gio Gonzalez (1-0) goes for the Brewers and right-hander Jake Arrieta (4-3) starts for the Phillies. By Dan Gelston.

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