AP-WI–Wisconsin News Digest 6 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 dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 6 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Leah Vukmir is used to being the underdog. Few gave the Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Wisconsin much of a chance of defeating her better-funded primary challenger last month, but she prevailed thanks largely to support from the party establishment. Now she’s going up against another opponent with deeper pockets, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, in her toughest fight yet. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

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ELECTION 2018-ATTORNEY GENERAL-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is touting support from sheriffs in his first television ad, spotlighting an endorsement from a sheriff who came under FBI scrutiny. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 540 words.

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ELECTION 2018-WISCONSIN-GOVERNOR

KIMBERLY-CLARK INCENTIVES

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it would be easier to call the state Senate back to vote on an incentive package for Kimberly-Clark after the November election, but the company says it wants action by the end of the month. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 690 words, photo.

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KIMBERLY-CLARK INCENTIVES-THE LATEST

MCDONALD’S-SEXUAL HARASSMENT STRIKE

NEW YORK — Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald’s workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities, including Milwaukee, in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment. Organizers say it will be the first multistate strike in the U.S. specifically targeting sexual harassment. By David Crary. SENT: 810 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

JOHNSONVILLE SCULPTURE, 14th OWI-SENTENCE

SPORTS:

BREWERS-CUBS

CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks and Chase Anderson pitch in the finale as the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their three-game series. The NL Central-leading Cubs beat the Brewers 3-0 behind a dominant Jose Quintana to regain a two-game lead. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. CT.

VIKINGS-COUSINS AT LAMBEAU

EAGAN, Minn. — Kirk Cousins has experienced his first game with the Minnesota Vikings. This week, he’ll really be part of the team with his first action at hallowed Lambeau Field against the rival Green Bay Packers. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. SENT: 630 words, photos.

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PACKERS-RODGERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t buying it. The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is day to day with a knee injury. The two-time NFL MVP will be given the whole week to get ready for Sunday’s game against Minnesota, coach Mike McCarthy said. By Genaro C. Armas. SENT: 700 words, photos.

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