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

September 6, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The task of drawing new boundaries for thousands of federal and state legislative districts is still about three years away, yet the political battle over redistricting already is playing out in this year’s midterm elections. Current political boundaries are being legally challenged in about a dozen states, on claims of political or racial gerrymandering. A similar claim remains pending against the Wisconsin state Assembly districts after the nation’s highest court in June directed the case back to a lower court for more proceedings. By David A. Lieb. SENT: 1,035 words.


ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The second night of preliminary competition in the swimsuit-less Miss America competition will be held Thursday night in Atlantic City. Contestants from Florida and Wisconsin picked up wins Wednesday in the first night of preliminary competition. Miss Wisconsin Tianna Vanderhei won the onstage interview competition for her comments on how higher education should be more affordable and more widely accessible. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 435 words, photos.


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