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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

May 14, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 noon

MOSES LAKE-SILICON PLANT

MOSES LAKE, Wash.— A factory that produces polysilicon for use in the manufacture of solar panels is shutting down because of the nation’s on-going trade dispute with China, the company said. SENT: 370 words.

OREGON-MEASLES BILL

Proponents of the measure that would’ve made harder for parents to keep their kids from being vaccinated are outraged, saying politicians are playing with the public’s health. By Sarah Zimmerman. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

ALASKA-FLOATPLANES CRASH

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A team of federal airplane accident investigators was expected to arrive in Alaska on Tuesday to investigate the cause of a midair collision between two sightseeing planes that killed at least four people. By Rachel D’Oro and Mark Thiessen. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--ATHLETICS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ The Seattle Mariners look to win consecutive games for the first time since late April when they face the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

_POSTAL WORKER-THEFT: Ex-postal worker sentenced for stealing electronics packages.

_CHILD ASSAULT CHARGES: Washington state man accused of beating, waterboarding child.

_CARSON RESORT-SEX HARASSMENT SUIT: Columbia River Gorge resorts sued for sexual harassment