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BARRON, Wis. _ Defense attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents acknowledged Wednesday that they’re starting the case at a disadvantage after their client gave detectives a detailed confession and said they’re not sure he can get a fair trial in the state. Meanwhile, Jayme Closs’ grandfather says he appreciates the sympathy being expressed by the suspect’s father. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 310 words. Developing. AP Photos. AP Video.
WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING-THE LATEST
MILWAUKEE _ The nation’s craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped shipments of some suds across state lines. The partial shutdown halted operations at the federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution. That means government employees can’t issue the permits needed for the beer to flow. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 600 words, photos, video.
AROUND THE STATE:
MADISON, Wis. _ Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit seeking repeal of state laws that make it more difficult for women, particularly in rural areas, to receive abortions. SENT: 130 words. Developing.
DAIRY RUNOFF LAWSUIT
MADISON, Wis. _ A judge has ruled the Department of Natural Resources improperly rolled back state legal protections for water quality in 2017 when it agreed to the demands a dairy industry group made in a lawsuit.
SHOPKO BANKRUPTCY, FISERV-FIRST DATA-ACQUISITION, CASINO HOMICIDE
MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ The struggling Memphis Grizzlies, losers of two straight and eight of their last 10, are back home Wednesday night hosting the Milwaukee Bucks. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.
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