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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA

July 31, 2018

Good morning. 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.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday he is consulting with the National Rifle Association over whether it makes sense for a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun. Trump spoke after eight states - including Washington - filed suit against the administration, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and threaten public safety. SENT: 475 words. AP Photos.



SEATTLE — The Houston Astros send Charlie Morton to the mound on Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners looking to snap Houston’s five-game losing streak. The Mariners have pulled back within three games of the Astros in the AL West. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.


SEATTLE — Developers of the proposed renovation of Seattle’s KeyArena give an update on the project Tuesday after news last week the project had increased to $700 million. The update includes the announcement of the contractor and unveiling new renderings. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 500 words. Developing from 11 a.m. PT availability.


—LOST-STOLEN GUNS-EVERETT: Everett residents face fine if stolen guns not reported.

—BOY’S DEATH: Mother accused of killing son to be sent to state hospital.

—MOM KILLED-SON ARRESTED: Woman’s body found near Bellingham park, son arrested.

—HUNTHAUSEN-FUNERAL: Funeral set for former Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen.

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