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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

August 8, 2018

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. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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.

Washington at 1 p.m.

WASHINGTON PRIMARY

SPOKANE, Wash. - Democrats in Washington state celebrated early primary returns as they seek to capture three GOP-held congressional districts - including one occupied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a top GOP House leader. By Nicholas K. Geranios and Rachel La Corte. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

WASHINGTON LAWMAKER-ALLEGATIONS

TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington state representative who resigned his chairmanship following allegations of inappropriate conduct was finishing in third place Tuesday in early primary returns. SENT: 380 words.

SPORTS

BBA--MARINERS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers close out a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 11:05 a.m. PDT.

FBN--COWBOYS-PLAYERS TO COACH

OXNARD, Calif. - Kellen Moore has made the quick switch from quarterback to coach for the Dallas Cowboys. The former Boise State standout is in charge of Dak Prescott as QB coach not too long after sitting third on the depth chart behind the 2016 NFL offensive rookie of the year. Nobody close to Moore is surprised he ended up in coaching. They’ve been saying that about him since he was winning high school state championships under his dad, Tom Moore, in Washington state. By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.

SOC--MLS--SOUNDERS-SMITH: Sounders acquire D Brad Smith on loan from Bournemouth.

IN BRIEF

—WASHINGTON WILFIRES: Mandatory evacuations for wildfire near Entiat.

—CLIMBER DEATH-NORTH CASCADES: Man dies while climbing Washington state peak.

—INTOXICATED WOMAN-FERRY: Intoxicated woman on ferry charged with assault.

—PIT BULL BAN: Yakima Humane Society ends city contract over pit bull ban.

—SEPARATING FAMILIES-STATES LAWSUIT: Judge transfers states’ case over family separations.

—FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Olympic National Park, forests, impose fire restrictions.

—PROJECT ROCKET: Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta.

—ATOMIC BOMB TEST-HISPANIC VILLAGE: New Mexico gov hopefuls vow to help Trinity Test descendants.

—CLIFF JUMP-INJURY: Teen injured after jumping off cliff into the Green River.

—FAKE CHARITIES-LAWSUIT: Lawsuit: New York man set up fake charities in Washington.

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