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News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Democratic nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he will "take the fight" to Walker by running the same kind of race he did in the primary. Tony Evers won the eight-person Democratic primary Tuesday. He is the state schools chief and says that he will attack Walker on his record and talk about issues Wisconsin voters care about, including education and jobs.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Republican primary battle for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues. The winner of Tuesday's primary between Kevin Nicholson and state Sen. Leah Vukmir will face Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in November. She advanced unopposed and awaited her Republican challenger.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that they can pick up the seat that leans Republican. But a former Ryan aide from a prominent family in his hometown of Janesville is looking to keep the district bordering Illinois under GOP control. Bryan Steil won a five-way Republican primary Tuesday for the chance to run for Ryan's 1st District seat in November.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - Union members are walking the picket line at the Trane Co. in La Crosse. The union's 500 members rejected a proposed contract over the weekend and voted to go on strike. The previous contract expired Saturday. Contract negotiations are ongoing during the strike.

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