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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

January 22, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:00 p.m.

SUPREME COURT-ELECTORS

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS-WASHINGTON

SEATTLE - The Washington Supreme Court considers a lawsuit addressing the constitutional freedom of presidential electors to vote for any candidate for president, not just the nominee of their party. By Gene Johnson. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

WOLD DETERRENT-INFLATABLE DANCING MAN

MEDFORD, Ore. — A rancher in Jackson County who has had gray wolves eat his livestock is now using a lime-green inflatable dancing man to keep the predators at bay. SENT: 680 words.

SPORTS

HALL OF FAME

NEW YORK _ Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martinez seem likely to be elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday. There has never been a unanimous pick. Ken Griffey Jr. set the record for highest percent at 99.32 when he was on 437 of 440 ballots two years ago. By Ronald Blum. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

MLS--SOUNDERS BEGIN

TUKWILA, Wash. _ The Seattle Sounders open preseason camp on Tuesday, heading into a season where they no longer have Clint Dempsey or Osvaldo Alonso around, but they will welcome back Jordan Morris. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 550 words. By 3 p.m. PT.

IN BRIEF

_CONVENIENCE STORE SLAYING: Convenience store employee killed in Kelso during robbery.

_GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-AIRPORT: Shutdown delays start of flights in Everett, Washington.

_SUPREME COURT-POSTGAME PRAYER: Supreme Court rejects coach’s appeal over prayer, for now.

_TSA-SPOKANE: No major TSA disruptions at Spokane airport.

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