AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, who has campaigned on the promise of “draining the swamp,” is in Washington, D.C., for a series of fundraisers, including one on Wednesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other top Republican senators. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 530 words, photos.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker calls for the resignation of a state Assembly leader who admitted to what he called “stupid comments while under the influence of alcohol” to three female legislators after a Republican caucus event in Wisconsin Dells. Assistant Republican Majority Leader Rob Brooks said in a statement Wednesday that he takes responsibility for the comments made at an event in July and that he has apologized. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 600 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
GRIZZLIES AND WOLVES
BILLINGS, Mont. — A court ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts in the U.S. West carries far wider political implications amid a push by Congress for sweeping changes to how imperiled species are managed. As wildlife advocates celebrated the ruling, it was quickly seized upon by Republicans as the latest example of supposed flaws in the Endangered Species Act, a 1973 law meant to shield plants and animals from potential extinction. Bears and wolves in particular are in lawmaker’s sights, although they only acted immediately on wolves. The Republican-led U.S. House Natural Resources Committee approved a measure from Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy to strip protections from gray wolves across the contiguous U.S. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 650 words, photos.
GRIZZLIES AND WOLVES-THE LATEST
GROUSE SEASON, TODDLER KILLED, EMERGING ELK, PLANE CRASH-PROSECUTOR, ANGEL MUSEUM, ICE ARRESTS, GREAT LAKES ECONOMY, AMAZON-WHOLE FOODS DELIVERY
ST. LOUIS — Milwaukee plays St. Louis at Busch Stadium in the Cardinals’ regular-season home finale. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 p.m. CT.
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