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

January 28, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

WINTER WEATHER

MILWAUKEE _ Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights in Chicago and close hundreds of schools in several states. But forecasters warn the most dangerous weather is yet to come: frigidly low temperatures that the region hasn’t seen in a quarter century. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 635 words, photos, video.

WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST, WINTER WEATHER-FROZEN TUNDRA

IN BRIEF:

FILM-FIREBALL RUN, WISCONSIN EXPLOSION, GREEN BAY HOMICIDE

SPORTS:

BREWERS-YELICH’S ENCORE

MILWAUKEE _ Christian Yelich was a late arrival to the Milwaukee Brewers’ annual winter fan festival. Considering the reason, his tardiness was more than understandable. Yelich spent Saturday night in New York, where he was presented with his 2018 National League Most Valuable Player Award trophy. He then flew back to Milwaukee on Sunday on the private jet of team owner Mark Attanasio. SENT: 720 words, photos.

BREWERS-BRAUN

MILWAUKEE _ The magical season for the Milwaukee Brewers that ended in the NLCS was a mixed bag for veteran Ryan Braun. The perennial All-Star knows his role on the team is changing. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 6 p.m.

COLLEGE BKB POLL

NEW YORK _ Tennessee stayed atop the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll for a second straight week. The Volunteers earned 48 of 64 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to extend the program’s first stint at No. 1 since February 2008. Tennessee (18-1, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) has won 14 straight games — the program’s longest run since the 1922-23 season and one shy of the school record — since suffering a neutral-court loss to Kansas in November. No. 17 Purdue, No. 24 Wisconsin and No. 25 Florida State returned to the poll after being ranked for multiple weeks earlier this season. SENT: 265 words.

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