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

January 15, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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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WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin prosecutors say they’ll release more information and possibly bring more charges at some point against a man suspected of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. But the charges filed against Jake Thomas Patterson Monday are enough to put him away for life. By Todd Richmond and Amy Forliti. Developing. AP Photos.

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WISCONSIN LEGISLATURE

MADISON, Wis. _ Democratic Gov. Tony Evers told Republicans in a closed-door Capitol meeting Tuesday that he will push for accepting a federal Medicaid expansion, even though GOP leaders said the issue was a “nonstarter” for them. Evers said he also reiterated his decision not to pursue organizational changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, a reversal from what he campaigned on, while he will push for more transparency for the Foxconn Technology Group project. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 640 words, photos.

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WISCONSIN WEDDING BARNS

MADISON, Wis. _ Two Wisconsin wedding barn owners filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Gov. Tony Evers’ administration, seeking to ensure that private parties held at such venues don’t need to obtain liquor licenses. The lawsuit filed in Dunn County Circuit Court comes after the future of wedding barns was thrown into question by former Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 530 words.

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SPORTS:

HEAT-BUCKS

MILWAUKEE _ Eastern Conference division leaders Miami and Milwaukee meet. The Heat held the top-scoring team in the league to a season-low 87 points the last time they met. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

BREWERS-GRANDAL

MILWAUKEE _ The Brewers introduce switch-hitting catcher Yasmani Grandal, who has an $18.25 million, one-year contract. SENT: 510 words, photos.

MARQUETTE-GEORGETOWN

WASHINGTON _ No. 15 Marquette goes for its fourth consecutive victory when it visits Georgetown in Big East play. By Bobby Bancroft. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. CT.

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