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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

March 1, 2019

Good afternoon. Our news coverage plans. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.

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ELECTION 2020-INSLEE

SEATTLE — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. By Rachel La Corte and Bill Barrow. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

CLEAN ENERGY

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The state Senate has passed a key piece of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s legislative climate agenda. The bill, which seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply by 2045, passed the chamber on a 28-19 vote Friday and now heads to the House for consideration. By Tom James. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS

SOC--MLS-SOUNDERS-MORRIS

TUKWILA, Wash. - Twelve months after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee, nearly 18 months since he last played a full 90 minutes for either club or country, Jordan Morris has snapped out of his funk. He’s back on the field trying to prove his run of bad injury luck was just a fluke and rediscover his spot as part of America’s soccer future. He’ll return to MLS regular-season duty on Saturday night when the Seattle Sounders host FC Cincinnati. By Tim Booth. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_SEATTLE POLICE REFORM: Monitor: Seattle police contract may jeopardize compliance.

_KALAMA-BUSINESS PARK: Port of Kalama awards $5.5 million construction contract.

_MEASLES OUTBREAK: 3 new confirmed measles cases in southwest Washington.

_TEEN SHOOTING PLOT: Everett teen gets 22 years for school shooting plot.