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

January 7, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR

MADISON, Wis. _ Democrat Tony Evers is set to take the oath of office and replace Gov. Scott Walker during a noon ceremony Monday at the state Capitol, ending eight years of Republican dominance in Wisconsin. Evers’ inauguration will herald a new era of Wisconsin politics. While Republicans will maintain control of the Legislature, having Evers in place will give Democrats the power to block GOP bills and force either compromise or gridlock. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 430 words, photos. Developing.

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WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-THE LATEST

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-WALKER

MADISON, Wis. _ Scott Walker didn’t want to go out like this. The once-rising Republican star who made his name kneecapping public sector unions as governor of Wisconsin leaves office in defeat Monday. He was narrowly beaten by Democrat Tony Evers , the state education superintendent who marched with teachers in protest of Walker’s policies. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 990 words, photos.

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WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-QUOTES, WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-TIMELINE

GIRLS STABBING PLOT

WAUKESHA, Wis. _ One of two Wisconsin girls who pleaded guilty to stabbing a classmate 19 times and leaving her for dead to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man is appealing her case. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 350 words.

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