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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI

December 6, 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 dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORIES:

WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK

MADISON, Wis. _ A bipartisan group of political figures appealed to Gov. Scott Walker to avoid staining his legacy by signing legislation that would weaken the powers of the Democrat who defeated him in a tight election. One major GOP donor wrote to Walker beseeching him not to take “this personal, poor-loser action.” By Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

With:

WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE-LAME DUCK-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

INCOME-POVERTY-DIGITAL DIVIDE

MADISON, Wis. _ U.S. Census Bureau figures show that household income in most Wisconsin counties has risen in recent years, while the percentage of residents in poverty has declined. SENT: 290 words.

PEARL HARBOR REBURIALS

HONOLULU _ More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States, including Navy Seaman 1st Class William Bruesewitz, of Appleton, Wisconsin on Friday. SENT: 1,250 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

SHOPKO CLOSURES, HOMICIDE SUSPECT ARRESTED

SPORTS:

MARQUETTE-MISSISSIPPI ST.

STARKVILLE, Miss. _ No. 6 Mississippi State hosts No. 18 Marquette in a nonconference matchup at Humphrey Coliseum on Thursday night. By David Brandt. UPCOMING: 550 words from 7 p.m. CT tipoff.

DRAKE-MILWAUKEE

MILWAUKEE _ Drake plays Milwaukee at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

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FALCONS-PACKERS-PREVIEW CAPSULE

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