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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, or to News Editor Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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



MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Three rural Wisconsin school districts have seen enrollment climb in recent years, a trend that's contrary to a majority of the state's shrinking districts. The growth has led to growing revenue, but problems with space and state funding means the schools have to figure out how to deal with the space. UPCOMING: 310 words by 9:30 a.m.


MADISON, Wis. — State brewers are behind legislation that would create a Wisconsin Beer Commission to market and promote their product. UPCOMING: 200 words by 10:30 a.m.


MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Deadlines to sign up under Barack Obama's health care law are expected to soon cause a rush of applications for Wisconsinites who have BadgerCare Plus or Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan, or HIRSP. That's because they face an earlier application deadline — March 15 — to avoid a coverage gap. UPCOMING: 310 words by 11 a.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.

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