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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

May 28, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 11:30 a.m.

MACKENZIE BEZOS-GIVING PLEDGE

MacKenzie Bezos is pledging half her fortune to charity, following in the footsteps of billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos finalized her divorce in April and reportedly got a stake in the online shopping giant worth over $35 billion. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

RECORD BIGHORN-TRIBAL HARVEST

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game won’t recognize as a state record a trophy bighorn sheep killed by a Nez Perce Tribe member the agency says was taken outside its hunting regulations By Keith Ridler. DEVELOPING.

SPORTS:

BBA--RANGERS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ Marco Gonzales seeks his first win since April 25 when the Seattle Mariners face the Texas rangers on Tuesday night. Gonzales is 0-4 in his past five starts. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF:

_BUS COMPANY-SAFETY VIOLATIONS: Washington state regulators fine charter school bus company.

_SEATTLE SHOOTINGS: 3 children, 1 woman shot in Seattle.

_OFFICER SHOT-MOUNT VERNON: Man accused of shooting police officer heads to trial.

_IDAHO-FIREWORKS WRECK: Vigil set for Idaho teen killed in wreck involving fireworks.

_SPOKANE-AMAZON: Groundbreaking ceremony to expand road near Amazon facility.

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