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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

January 8, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 GOVERNOR-HEALTH CARE

SEATTLE — Washington Gov. and likely presidential candidate Jay Inslee proposed Tuesday a public health insurance option for state residents, the latest action by a Democratic governor to address Trump administration health policies they say are keeping people from getting the care they need. By Sally Ho. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS:

FBN--SEAHAWKS-FREE AGENTS

RENTON, Wash. _ The Seattle Seahawks don’t expect a massive roster makeover like last offseason. But there are key free agent decisions to make starting with Frank Clark and K.J. Wright. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 500 words. By 2 p.m. PT.

FBN--BEHIND THE CALL

The NFL’s wild weekend of wild-card games demonstrated that even in this age of the up-tempo offense, defense still dominates in the playoffs and it often comes down to a toe, a few fingers or even a 40-year-old hamstring. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 930 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

_SEATTLE SODA TAX: Study: 97 percent of Seattle soda tax passed on to consumers.

_WSU MEDICAL SCHOOL: WSU medical school seeks $3.6M to expand enrollment.

_SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR-DEATH: Man charged with murder after fight at sex offender facility.

_KROGER-DIGITAL SHELF TECHNOLOGY: Kroger, Microsoft collaborate on digital shelf technology.

_SPOKANE POLICE SHOOTING: Spokane police kill man believed to be shooting at neighbors.

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