BC-WI–Wisconsin News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, 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 Doug Glass at (800) 242-9022 or 414-225-3580 or apmlw@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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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. — Wisconsin’s nearly finished recount of presidential votes goes before a federal judge on Friday. The challenge to the Green Party-backed recount comes two days after a federal judge’s ruling ended a similar recount there. A federal judge in PennsylvanIa later Friday will hear arguments on whether a recount should start there. By Todd Richmond. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated from 9 a.m. CT hearing in Madison and 1:30 p.m. ET hearing in Philadelphia.



RENTON, Wash. — It may be a little cold, a little snowy on Sunday when the Seattle Seahawks travel to Green Bay. That kind of weather is nothing for these Seahawks after what they experienced in the playoffs last January in Minnesota. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 500 words. By 5 p.m. CT.


MILWAUKEE — The Bucks go for a fifth win in their last six games when the Atlanta Hawks visit the Bradley Center. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 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.