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

May 13, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORY:

SOFTWARE CLAIM

MADISON, Wis. _ The state Claims Board was scheduled Monday to consider a software company’s $14.3 million claim that the Department of Employee Trust Funds breached a contract calling on the developer to update the agency’s retirement benefit system. By Todd Richmond. Developing.

AROUND THE STATE:

WISCONSIN CASINO EMBEZZLEMENT

MILWAUKEE _ The National Indian Gaming Commission is proposing $5.5 million in fines against the impoverished St. Croix Chippewa tribe for alleged misappropriation of gambling money. The move comes a month after the commission chairman charged the tribe with 527 violations of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, commission regulations and tribal law. The tribe can appeal the findings. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

TAIWAN-PRESIDENTIAL RACE

TAIPEI, Taiwan _ Terry Gou, head of the world’s largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, stepped closer to running for president of Taiwan on Monday. Gou is chairman of Foxconn, which plans to invest $10 billion in Wisconsin. SENT: 405 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

REDISTRICTING-WISCONSIN, WISCONSIN DEATHS, SCHOOL THREAT-WISCONSIN, BAR SHOOTING, CRASH WITH CHILDREN

SPORTS:

BUCKS ON THE RISE

MILWAUKEE _ Losing season after losing season made the Milwaukee Bucks an afterthought in Wisconsin, where sports fans consider the Packers kings. But now the Bucks are the hottest ticket in town, with a glittery new arena and a young superstar that has the team knocking on the door of the NBA Finals. The Bucks are in contention just a year after the Brewers came within one game of going to the World Series, shifting the focus of this sports-crazed state from Green Bay Packers to two long-neglected teams in the state’s largest city. By Ivan Moreno. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos and video by 2 p.m. CT.

With:

CONFERENCE FINALS PREVIEW CAPSULES

Capsule previews of the Eastern Conference and Western Conference finals. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 695 words, photos.

BREWERS-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA _ Aaron Nola (3-0) starts for the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. By Rob Maaddi. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 6:05 p.m. CT.

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