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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage, WA

May 4, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2:45 p.m.

TEXTING DEFENDANTS

RICHMOND, Va. _ C u in court. Courts around the country are embracing text messages as a way to nudge people into showing up for their hearings. Public defenders and court administrators are using text reminders in more than a dozen states, including Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida and Washington. By Denise LaVoie. SENT: 900 words with AP Photos.

CLOSED CAPTIONING-SEATTLE

SEATTLE - Starting soon, a new Seattle law will require bars, restaurants, gyms, stadiums and other places of public accommodation to activate captions on their television sets during business hours. An AP Member Exchange by Daniel Beekman, The Seattle Times. 680 words.

SPORTS:

BBA--Mariners-Indians

CLEVELAND _ Carlos Carrasco starts as the Indians, who won the series opener with a walk-off, continue their series against the Seattle Mariners. Game time 4:10 p.m.

SOC--Seattle Sounders-Minnesota United FC

The Seattle Sounders plays at the Minnesota United FC. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

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