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9 Things To Know for Wednesday

(NBC15)
Published: Nov. 8, 2017 at 2:02 PM CST
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1. DRINKING AGE

Wisconsin's drinking age would be lowered to 19 under a bill circulated Wednesday by three Republican lawmakers, but there's a big catch.

2. FARMING DEATH

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department is investigating a death near Stratford.

3. FOXCONN CONTRACT

An outline of the pending $3 billion contract with Foxconn Technology Group could be voted on Wednesday by Wisconsin's economic development agency, even though there's been a bipartisan call to see exact wording of the deal first.

4. EXACT SCIENCES GROUND BREAKING

Exact Sciences is breaking ground for their new facility.

5. CHURCH SHOOTING VIDEO

A U.S. official says authorities have reviewed a Texas congregation's video from inside the church showing a man shooting some victims — including children — in the head during morning worship.

6. U.S. TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN

The expected deployment of hundreds more U.S. Army trainers to Afghanistan early next year will probably increase the total number of American forces there to almost 16,000, according to U.S. officials.

7. MORE SPACEY ALLEGATIONS

A former Boston TV news anchor says Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her teenage son at a Nantucket restaurant.

8. DATA BREACHES HEARING

U.S. lawmakers will grill current and former executives from Equifax and Yahoo at a hearing today focused on security breaches at the companies that have affected billions of internet users.

9. PRESIDENT TRUMP ANNIVERSARY

It's been one year to the day since President Trump was elected.