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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

January 23, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 4:00 p.m.

SUPREME COURT-ELECTORS

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS-WASHINGTON

SEATTLE -Three Democratic electors from Washington state who joined a longshot effort to deny Donald Trump the presidency in 2016 are challenging the $1,000 fines they received for breaking their pledge to support their party’s nominee. By Gene Johnson. SENT: 560 words. AP Photos.

WOLD DETERRENT-INFLATABLE DANCING MAN

MEDFORD, Ore. — A rancher in Jackson County who has had gray wolves eat his livestock is now using a lime-green inflatable dancing man to keep the predators at bay. SENT: 680 words.

SPORTS

HALL OF FAME

NEW YORK _Mariano Rivera has become baseball’s first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected Tuesday along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. By Jake Seiner. SENT: 1170 words. AP Photos.

MLS--SOUNDERS BEGIN

TUKWILA, Wash. _For the first time in franchise history, Osvaldo Alonso wasn’t on the roster as the Seattle Sounders opened preseason camp. For the first time since 2014, neither was Clint Dempsey. By Tim Booth. SENT: 620 words.

IN BRIEF

_MEASLES OUTBREAK: 23 confirmed measles cases in Clark County, 20 not immunized.

_POLICE TASER DEATH: Man dies after police use Taser to stun him.

_CONVENIENCE STORE SLAYING: Convenience store employee killed in Kelso during robbery.

_GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-AIRPORT: Shutdown delays start of flights in Everett, Washington.

_SUPREME COURT-POSTGAME PRAYER: Supreme Court rejects coach’s appeal over prayer, for now.

_TSA-SPOKANE: No major TSA disruptions at Spokane airport.

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