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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage, WA

May 3, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


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.


BOISE, Idaho — More California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border are being killed under a revised policy, federal authorities said Friday. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 700 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.


_TRUMP FAMILY-THREATS: Seattle-area man arrested in threats against Trump family.

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

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

_RYAN LEAF-HOMETOWN SPEECH: Former NFL player Ryan Leaf delivers speech in hometown.

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