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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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

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:

GROWING HEMP-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed into law a bipartisan bill that makes Wisconsin’s hemp-growing program permanent as it continues to surge in popularity in just its second year. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 440 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

WINTER WEATHER-TRAVEL

DENVER — A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 people to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled just as the busy Thanksgiving week travel period went into high gear. That storm was heading toward South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin — and another storm in the Pacific Ocean was moving toward California and Nevada, where heavy snow was predicted to start falling in mountainous areas Tuesday night and mountain pass road closures were planned. By Colleen Slevin and David Koenig. SENT: 950 words, photos, video. Developing.

With:

WINTER WEATHER-TRAVEL-THE LATEST, HOLIDAY STORM

DEER HUNT

MADISON, Wis. — Hunters killed far fewer deer during opening weekend of Wisconsin’s traditional nine-day gun season than last year after the season’s unusually late start kept them from taking to the woods during the rut, state wildlife officials said Tuesday. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 480 words.

ACID ATTACK

MILWAUKEE — A 61-year-old Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Latino man’s face during a racist attack is refusing a psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he can assist in his own defense. SENT: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

MILWAUKEE PLASTIC STRAW BAN, DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS, STOUT CHANCELLOR, MOTHER ASSAULTS CHILDREN, CHURCH OFFER, HUMAN REMAINS-ADAMS COUNTY

SPORTS:

COLGATE-GREEN BAY

Colgate plays Green Bay at Kress Events Center.

IN BRIEF:

MINNESOTA CANCER SURVIVOR

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