AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
Aug. 30, 2018
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Ports and ground terminals in nearly every state handle goods that are now or will likely soon be covered by import tariffs. Port executives worry that this could mean a slowdown in shipping that would have ripple effects on truckers and others whose jobs depend on trade. The Associated Press analyzed government data and found that from the West Coast to the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico, at least 10 percent of imports at many ports could face new tariffs if President Donald Trump's proposals take full effect. The port of Milwaukee imports steel from Europe and ships out agricultural products from the Midwest. There has been "an almost immediate halt" in outbound shipments of corn because of retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union on American products. By David Koenig. SENT: 1,285 words, photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
MILWAUKEE — The buzz of chain saws could be heard around Wisconsin Thursday as residents worked to clean up from this week's damaging storms. The National Weather Service says at least eight tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin as storms rolled through the state Tuesday into Wednesday. Weather service meteorologist Mark Gehring says six of those tornadoes were in Fond du Lac County. SENT: 370 words, photos, video.
MIDWEST STORMS-THE LATEST
MILWAUKEE — A former Milwaukee County Jail inmate who shackled during and after she gave birth in a hospital is suing the county and its sheriff. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
FATAL BASEBALL HIT, FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH-CHARGES, SCRAP METAL-RACKETEERING
CINCINNATI — Christian Yelich tries to provide an encore to his big night — 6-for-6 and hitting for the cycle — when the Brewers wrap up their series with the Reds. Game starts at 12:35 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs and the Packers meet at Arrowhead Stadium for the preseason finales, a game that is almost always meaningless but for a couple of guys trying to earn the final spots on the roster. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:30 p.m. CT.
MADISON, Wis. — As lopsided matchups go, No. 4 Wisconsin's season opener against Western Kentucky on Friday night could provide at least one interesting storyline. The Badgers will debut a young secondary with three new starters against a foe that likes to air it out. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 700 words, photos by noon CT.
BIG TEN-CALLOW QUARTERBACKS
In an earlier time, a true freshman starting quarterback wasn't necessarily unthinkable, but it certainly was an outlier. Not so much anymore. Three of the Big Ten's six new starters were in high school a year ago. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 4 p.m.
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