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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

July 30, 2018

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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

RISING SEAS-WASHINGTON

SEATTLE — A new report provides the most detailed projections for how fast sea levels are expected to rise along Washington state shorelines over the next decades. The projections released Monday show what to expect at 171 sites in Puget Sound and along the state’s outer coast sea levels rise due to global warming. The information is more local and specific than previous assessments. By Phuong Le. SENT: 570 words.

SEATTLE BIKE SHARE

SEATTLE — Seattle city leaders are deciding whether to expand a bike-share program that allows people to rent and leave a bike anywhere in the city. DEVELOPING.

TRAVEL-COAST-STARLIGHT TRAIN

LOS ANGELES - Skip the hassles of traffic and airport security and hop on a coastal trek offering an old-fashioned, unplugged escape with scenic views of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle is the destination on Amtrak’s 35-hour Coast Starlight sleeper train, but the relaxing journey is the main attraction. By Nicole Evatt. SENT: 500 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--ASTROS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — The suddenly slumping Houston Astros visit Seattle on Monday night to open a key three-game series against the second place Mariners. The Astros have dropped four straight and lead Seattle by four games in the AL West. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT.

IN BRIEF

—FUGITIVE ARREST: Spokane Valley arrest wanted man who rammed patrol car.

—CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING-APPLICATIONS: PUD stops accepting applications for cryptocurrency mining.

—SEATTLE HOMELESS SHELTER: Long-awaited homeless shelter expected to open in fall.

—OFFICER-FATAL CRASH-MEMORIAL: Service to honor fallen Kent officer killed in police chase.

—WALLA WALLA SHOOTING: 2 injured, suspect at large in Walla Walla shooting.

—FATAL FALL-CLIFF: Man watching sunset falls to death off Bellingham cliff.

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