BC-WI--Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory, WI

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 Milwaukee Correspondent Michelle Johnson at (800) 242-9022 or (414) 225-3580 or mljohnson@ap.org or to News Editor Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or dglass@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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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.



MADISON, Wis. — A package of bills designed to curb heroin use in Wisconsin, as well as the approval of several smaller union contracts, were slated to be approved by the Legislature on its first day in session this year. By Scott Bauer and Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 700 words developing on merits from debate beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing through the afternoon.



WAUSAU, Wis. — Officials in Wausau are preparing for nearly a dozen trials involving property owners accused of owning chronic nuisance properties. UPCOMING: 150 words by 9:30 a.m.


MILWAUKEE — The majority of Wisconsin's 72 counties are under a winter storm warning Tuesday where 10 inches of heavy snow and considerable blowing is expected to make travel difficult. UPCOMING: 300-400 words by 3 p.m.


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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Wisconsin and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click "All" or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.