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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

March 26, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court is returning to arguments over whether the political task of redistricting can be overly partisan. The cases at the high court Tuesday mark the second time in consecutive terms the justices will see if they can set limits on drawing districts for partisan gain. Or the court could rule that federal judges should not referee disputes over districts designed to benefit one political party. By Mark Sherman. SENT: 535 words. Developing.


MADISON, Wis. _ A Wisconsin judge was to rule Tuesday on a union-led lawsuit challenging laws approved by Republicans during a lame-duck legislative session in December, while a state appeals court could decide whether to reinstate the laws while another challenge is pending. Developing.


MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates Brian Hagedorn and Lisa Neubauer meet Tuesday for their final debate ahead of the April 2 election. By Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 130 words, more on merits from 7 p.m. start.


MILWAUKEE _ NBA MVP front-runners Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee and James Harden of Houston square off when the Bucks host the Rockets. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. EDT.


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