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

March 28, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

LOTTERY JACKPOT

NEW BERLIN, Wis. _ A single ticket that matched all six Powerball numbers to win an estimated $768.4 million — the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history — was sold in a Milwaukee suburb, Wisconsin Lottery officials said early Thursday. The ticket, worth a cash option of $477 million, was sold in New Berlin, a city of about 40,000 people roughly 14 miles (22.5 kilometers) southwest of Milwaukee. SENT: 420 words, photos. Video planned.

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LOTTERY JACKPOT-THE LATEST

LAME DUCK-LAWSUIT

MADISON, Wis. _ An appellate ruling reinstating laws passed by Republicans in a lame-duck session last December leaves confusion over whether actions taken by Gov. Tony Evers in the brief window when the laws were blocked will stand. By Todd Richmond. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.

NBA-PARIS GAME

PARIS _ The NBA is going to play a regular-season game in Paris for the first time next year, with the league announcing Thursday that Charlotte and Milwaukee are headed there. The game will be on Jan. 24. Paris has played host to preseason games before, and the league hinted several times in recent months that it was considering bringing a game that counts to the city as well. SENT: 280 words, photos.

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