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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage 8:30 am, WA

May 3, 2019

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


Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee, as part of his pledge to make combating climate change the top national priority, is calling for the nation’s entire electrical grid and all new vehicles and buildings to be carbon pollution free by 2030. By Bill Barrow. SENT: 830 words. AP Photos.



GREEN WAY, Wis. - Offensive lineman Cole Madison is back with the Green Bay Packers, a year after he was a fifth-round draft pick. The former Washington State standout didn’t report to the team last year to deal with personal issues that were exacerbated by the suicide of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski in January 2018. He says he is ready to go now. SENT: 750 words. AP Photos.


_KING COUNTY-HOMELESSNESS: King County homeless count drops for first time since 2012.

_RADIATION EXPOSURE: 13 exposed to radiation at hazmat incident in Seattle.

_AMAZON-BERKSHIE HATHAWAY: Amazon.com shares boosted by Warren Buffett’s comments.