AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
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Washington at 1 p.m.
PUBLIC RECORDS TASK FORCE
OLYMPIA, Wash. - A public records task force created after Washington lawmakers attempted to exempt themselves from the state’s Public Records Act is set to convene its first meeting. By Rachel La Corte. SENT: 650 words. AP Photos.
TRILLION DOLLAR AMAZON
NEW YORK - Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of Apple. In two decades the company expanded far beyond its bookseller beginnings, and its blowout success made its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, No. 1 on Forbes’ billionaires list this year. By Joseph Pisani and Marley Jay. SENT: 600 words. AP Photos.
TEC--GROWING UP DIGITAL-TECH BACKLASH-NOW AND THEN
NEW YORK - Parents have long worried about how much time kids spend with media and technology. Before screens, there were worries over dime novels, radio, the first comic books and rock n’ roll. But experts — and grandparents — say there are key differences this time around. A big part of this is our phones’ highly customized, 24/7 presence in our lives. By Barbara Ortutay. SENT: 1,100 words.
FOOD AND FARM-MAINE BLUEBERRIES
DEBLOIS, Maine — In the era of superfoods, Maine blueberries aren’t so super. The Maine wild blueberry industry harvests one of the most beloved fruit crops in New England, but it’s locked in a downward skid in a time when other nutrition-packed foods, from acai to quinoa, dominate the conversation about how to eat. And questions linger about when, and if, the berry will be able to make a comeback. By Patrick Whittle. SNT: 770 words. AP AP Photos.
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles continue their series on Tuesday night with the Mariners trying to stay on the fringes of the AL wild card race. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 70
—FIRE RIDE RESCUE: 19 rescued from malfunction ride at Washington State Fair.
—FATAL CRASH: 2 killed in motorhome crash on I-90.
—CHENEY-POLICE SHOOTING: Police shoot, kill man with knife in Cheney.
—UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-LAW DEAN: New dean aims to boost diversity at UW Law School.