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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

May 8, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Washington at 8:05 p.m.


OLYMPIA, Wash. —Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who is seeking a path to the White House on the message of climate change, has signed a measure that makes his state the fourth in the nation that has established a mandate to provide carbon-free electricity by a targeted date. By Rachel La Corte. SENT: 650 words. With AP photos.


SEATTLE — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a group of bills tightening rules on guns in some circumstances, including targeting ghost guns and people found incompetent to stand trial. By Tom James. SENT: 720 words. With AP photos.


SEATTLE — Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree — a method that has revolutionized cold-case investigations across the U.S. in the past year. By Gene Johnson. SENT: 860 words. With AP photos.


ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has said he overcame any thoughts of embarrassment and pushed a call button seeking help from a flight attendant when he suspected he was having a heart attack during a flight last month. SENT: 480 words.


PULLMAN, Wash. — Police are investigating improvised explosive devices and a fire believed to be arson in towns along the Washington-Idaho state line, officials said. SENT: 260 words.


TRENTON, N.J. — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request isn’t the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. By Mike Catalini and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 720 words. With AP photos.


NEW YORK — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. By Joseph Pisani. SENT: 420 words. With AP photos.



NEW YORK - Seattle plays New York at Yankee Stadium. Game start at 3:35 PDT.

BKC--CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC: Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field.


_MILITIA MEMBER-ARRESTED: Militia group leader arrested in West Virginia.

_DEAD WHALES: 2 dead whales wash ashore in Washington.

_BOY SCOUT LAWSUIT: Boy Scouts settle sex abuse suit brought by Washington man.

_US ATTORNEY-EWASH: President Trump nominates William Hyslop as US Attorney.

_JUDGE ARREST-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: Asotin County judge pleads not guilty to sexual assault.

_MOTORCYCLIST KILLED: Man killed in motorcycle crash in Shoreline.

_HOSPITALS-BANKRUPTCY: Astria Health files for bankruptcy protection.

_NORTHERN PIKE: Tribes and state combatting spread of invasive fish.