AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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MADISON, Wis. — Supporters of a $100 million incentive bill designed to keep open a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant and save nearly 400 jobs faced bipartisan opposition at a public hearing Wednesday. They argued that taking no action would be devastating for the Appleton area and the entire state. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 820 words.
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TWO DEAD-CHILD MISSING
MILWAUKEE — The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their daughter was apparently abducted, the sheriff leading the investigation said Wednesday. Jayme Closs, 13, disappeared early on Oct. 15, when sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 call found the door to her family’s home in northwestern Wisconsin’s Barron County kicked in and her parents, James and Denise Closs, shot dead inside. Investigators believe Jayme was abducted. By Gretchen Ehlke. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 560 words, photos.
WACO, Texas — Craig Colton looks like an NFL linebacker. But his friendly, gregarious nature quickly puts the people he meets at ease. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports he is the kind of guy most people would want to have a beer with. That’s what makes Colton good at his job and why he so easily earns the trust of those he is trying to help. AP Member Exchange. By Tommy Witherspoon, Waco Tribune-Herald. SENT: 2,680 words.
DEPUTY SHOOTING-MILWAUKEE, GRAY WOLVES-LAWSUIT, HANDGUNS FOR CHRISTMAS, WISCONSIN GOVERNOR-WALKER, UPPER PENISULA MINE-MICHIGAN, REDISTRICTING-WISCONSIN, WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE
MILWAUKEE — The Memphis Grizzlies visit the Milwaukee Bucks. 7 p.m. start.
SEATTLE — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have played a few memorable games in Seattle, from the Fail Mary to an unforgettable NFC title game. The Packers and Seahawks meet again Thursday night, but this time it’s playoff positioning at stake. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 750 words. By 3 p.m. PST.
The Green Bay Packers have some bitter memories of CenturyLink Field. Who can blame them? The 2014 NFC championship game was in their control until a fake punt by the Seahawks and some bad decisions by the Packers helped Seattle force overtime. Then Russell Wilson spoiled the Cheeseheads’ night with a 35-yard TD pass to Jermaine Kearse — brilliant throw, even more brilliant catch — and Seattle headed to the Super Bowl. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. 650 words, graphic, by 5 p.m.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Marquette plays Indiana at Assembly Hall.
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