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

January 16, 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. Dave Kolpack 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING

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.

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WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING-THE LATEST

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-BREWERIES

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:

WISCONSIN ABORTION

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.

IN BRIEF:

SHOPKO BANKRUPTCY, FISERV-FIRST DATA-ACQUISITION, CASINO HOMICIDE

SPORTS:

BUCKS-GRIZZLIES

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.

IN BRIEF:

PACKERS-HACKETT

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