AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
Aug. 03, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Amy Forliti is on the desk.
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AROUND THE STATE:
MADISON, Wis. — Alliant Energy says it will stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2050 and will reduce carbon emissions 80 percent by then, as well. UPCOMING: 250 words.
EXCHANGE-JAILED PARENTS-KIDS ART
MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin art program is creating a stigma-free space for kids with incarcerated parents. There's an estimated 2,000 children in Dane County with an incarcerated parent. Cultural Connections, launched this summer, aims to provide self-empowerment and confidence for these kids. For its first project, Cultural Connections kids are painting the outside of a mock solitary confinement cell for an exhibit to be titled "Confined: Honoring the solitary experience of children with a parent in prison." By Lisa Speckhard Pasque, The Capital Times. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1292 words, photos.
EXCHANGE-HAM RADIO CLUB
BELOIT, Wis. — A Wisconsin radio club is embracing their interest in amateur radio operating. The Greater Beloit Radio Club participated in the U.S. Field Day event last month. The group set up multiple antennas at the Janesville Fire Department training center. Radio operators made contacts for 48 hours with other radio enthusiasts across the U.S. and around the world. By Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 939 words, photos.
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As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepared to make label changes for the herbicide dicamba after it caused widespread crop damage, the agency depended on the herbicide's maker for guidance, documents produced in a federal lawsuit show. By Johnathan Hettinger, Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.1600 words.
WISCONSIN GOVERNOR, MISSING TEACHER-SLOVENIA, PLANE CRASH-COLORADO RIVER, ABORTION DRUG-ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE, AIRLINE JOBS-SOUTH CAROLINA
MILWAUKEE — The Brewers return home for the first time since the trade deadline, with new additions Mike Moustakas, Joakim Soria and Jonathan Schoop making their Miller Park debuts when they open a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CT
Michael Johnson's big grin never seems to disappear because he is doing what he loves. The smile sticks out as he drives the No. 54 Audi for JDC-Miller Motorsports in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. So does his other set of wheels — the wheelchair he uses when he's not behind the wheel. By John Kekis. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.
HALL OF FAME
CANTON, Ohio — Seven members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2018— nope, no Terrell Owens — discuss their upcoming induction. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.
HALL OF FAME-NOTEBOOK
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