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Washington at 1 p.m.


SEATTLE - An electric utility is asking a Washington state judge to permanently block the release of some economic analysis about its coal-burning plants. The Sierra Club says the public should have clear information about the cost of operating coal-burning plants. PacifiCorp says it's confidential. A judge in Olympia is hearing the case Friday. By Phuong Le. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.


MILAN — Starbucks is opening its first store in Italy on Friday, betting that premium brews and novelties like a heated marble-topped coffee bar will win customers in a country fond of its daily espresso rituals. By Luca Bruno and Frances D'Emilio. SENT: 450 words. AP Photos.



RENTON, Wash. — At various points during his recovery, when he was traveling to Germany and Switzerland and England to try out the latest treatments, new Seattle wide receiver Brandon Marshall spent nearly as much time fighting doubt as he did trying to overcome is injuries. "I've been across the world trying to get healthy," said Marshall, who will make his Seahawks debut on Sunday in Denver. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 600 words. By 4 p.m. PT.


CHICAGO — NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says December is the earliest the Board of Governors will vote on potential expansion to Seattle. By Steven Whyno. DEVELOPING.


No. 17 Southern California at No 10 Stanford highlights this week in the Pac-12. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m.


—SEATTLE-THAI STUDENT DEATHS: Report: Women found dead in Seattle were Thai students

—SEATTLE MUSIC VENUE-LAWSUIT: Owner of famed Seattle music venue site sues city.

—SHIPBUILDING JOBS-ARMY CONTRACT: Shipbuilder considering Portland or Seattle for Army project.

—BELLEVUE OFFICER-CHARGES: Prosecutors drop some charges against ex-Bellevue cop.

—COVINGTON FIRE: Man dead in Covington mobile home fire.