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BC-Washington News Coverage Advisory

March 6, 2019

Good afternoon. Our news coverage plans Tuesday. 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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ELECTION 2020 INSLEE

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he welcomed the support of a super PAC even as many fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have rejected them, voicing concern that they give the wealthy outsized political influence. By Alexandra Jaffe and Brian Slodysko. SENT: 470 words. With AP photos.

WRONGFUL DEATH COMPENSATION

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Four years after a fatal Seattle crash, the Washington Senate Tuesday approved an update to parts of the state’s wrongful death law. By Tom James. SENT: 360 words.

ELECTION 2020-MERKLEY

SALEM, Ore. — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has decided not to enter the increasingly crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after months of consideration. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 400 words. AP Photos.

MED--SENATE-TEEN-VACCINE

WASHINGTON —An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it’s crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. By Lauran Neergaard. SENT: 770 words. AP Photos. AP Video.

MED-AIDS CURE RESEARCH

SEATTLE — A London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the “Berlin patient,” doctors reported. By Carla K. Johnson. SENT: 700 words. With AP photos and AP Video.

IN BRIEF:

_NONCOMPETE CONTRACTS BAN: Washington Senate votes to restrict non-compete contracts.

_GIRL SCOUTS MONEY STOLEN: Police: Man steals $600 from Girl Scouts selling cookies.

_VIDEOTAPING WOMEN-SENTENCE: Ex-city worker gets prison for filming women, child porn.

_OPEN MEETINGS LAWSUITS-SEATTLE: Seattle to pay $3,500 to settle 1 of 2 open-meeting lawsuits.

_POLICE SHOOTING-CROSSBOW: Prosecutor: Police justified in shooting crossbow attacker.

_NURSING HOME-NEGLECT LAWSUIT: Lawsuit claims Oregon nursing home neglected woman.