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FOREST SERVICE-WILDFIRES

WASHINGTON — As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires from ever starting. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 724 words.

SPORTS:

BBO--DODGERS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — Playoff contenders clash on Friday night to open a three-game interleague series as the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Seattle Mariners. Both teams are facing 2 1/2 game deficits in the wild card race entering the weekend. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

—DUI BRIDGE JUMP: Handcuffed DUI suspect dies in jump from Highway 520 bridge.

—SHORTENED SCHOOL WEEK: Washington school district shortens school week to 4 days.

—KITTEN HEAD-LACEY: Police probe whether beheaded cat related to other killings.