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BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WI

December 19, 2018

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-EVERS

MILWAUKEE _ Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers planned to announce his first Cabinet-level appointments on Wednesday as he prepares to take over for Gov. Scott Walker in less than three weeks. By Ivan Moreno and Scott Bauer. UPCOMING: 500 words.

SPEAKER RYAN’S FAREWELL

WASHINGTON _ Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America’s “broken politics” in a farewell speech in which he calls Washington’s failure to overhaul costly federal benefit programs “our greatest unfinished business.” “Our complex problems are solvable,” Ryan says in excerpts of remarks he plans to deliver Wednesday at the Library of Congress, across the street from a Capitol where he’s served two decades in the House, the last three years as speaker. “That is to say, our problems are solvable if our politics will allow it.” By Alan Fram. SENT: 800 words, photos. Will be updated following remarks at noon CST.

MICHIGAN PIPELINE

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. _ A recently established state panel could give final approval to a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath a crucial section of the Great Lakes. The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority is scheduled to meet for the first time Wednesday in St. Ignace, Michigan. SENT: 130 words, will be updated.

PELICANS-BUCKS

MILWAUKEE _ The New Orleans Pelicans visit the Milwaukee Bucks. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

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