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

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



MADISON, Wis. _ The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly planned to pass a measure Wednesday designed to protect babies born alive following failed abortions, even though opponents say it’s unnecessary and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has vowed to veto it. Developing.


MADISON, Wis. _The Wisconsin Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the constitutionality of a lame-duck legislative session convened in December by Republicans. Developing.


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.


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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