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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

March 21, 2019

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

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SHERIFF’S DEPUTY KILLED

SPOKANE, Wash. - The suspect in the shooting death of a central Washington deputy is identified. The suspect was also killed. By Nicholas K. Geranios. DEVELOPING. AP Photos. AP Video.

WESTERN LAND-PUBLIC ACCESS

BILLINGS, Mont. — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when selling or trading public land. By Matthew Brown. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--MARINERS-ICHIRO

TOKYO — Ichiro Suzuki has said “sayonara.” The 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star announced his retirement Thursday night, shortly after waving goodbye at the Tokyo Dome during a 5-4 win over Oakland in 12 innings. By Stephen Wade and Tim Booth. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

BBO--MARINERS-ATHLETICS

TOKYO — Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants Thursday night while taking his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 12 innings. By Stephen Wade. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.

BKC--NCAA-WASHINGTON-HOPKINS EXTENSION

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Washington has rewarded coach Mike Hopkins for getting the Huskies back to the NCAA Tournament by giving him a contract extension through the 2025 season. SENT: 240 words.

BKC--NCAA--TIPPPING OFF

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from last year, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks as things get going with a full slate of games. Also in action are perennial powers Kansas and Michigan, along with Ja Morant and Murray State. By Dave Skretta. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_DOLORES HUERTA DAY: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs “Dolores Huerta Day” bill.

_GAS TAX-YAKAMAS: US Supreme Court ruling exempts Yakama Nation from fuel tax.

_SHOPLIFTING SUSPECT KILLED: Shoplifting suspect tased, killed by passing vehicle.

_BURN BANS: Burn bans issued in Western Washington, Oregon.

_DROWNED BOY-SENTENCE: Man who drowned 6-year-old nephew gets 18 years in prison.

_ARSON BRUSH FIRE: Arson suspect arrested after apartments damaged near Seattle.