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

March 20, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

EMERGING ELK

MADISON, Wis. _ Wisconsin legislators are set to vote on whether to lift restrictions on the state’s elk hunt. Current regulations allow an elk season once herds in the Clam Lake and Black River regions reach 200 and 150 animals respectively. The rules also limit the number of permits to 5 percent of the total elk population. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

WISCONSIN BUDGET-UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

MADISON, Wis. _ Gov. Tony Evers wants to boost Wisconsin’s unemployment benefits and eliminate some requirements to qualify for them. The changes included in Evers’ budget proposal would raise the maximum rate for unemployment benefits from $370 to $406 a week. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words.

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