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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

January 29, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 noon

SCHOOL SAFETY

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Legislators are debating how to improve school safety in Washington state, with Democrats proposing a raft of measures aimed at providing mental health resources, while some Republicans are proposing increased police presence in schools and deterrent architecture. By Tom James. DEVELOPING.

HUAWEI-T-MOBILE’S ROBOT

NEW YORK — The U.S. government is alleging Chinese tech company Huawei went so far as to steal a robot’s arm in its bid to get its hands on T-Mobile’s trade secrets. By Tali Arbel. SENT: 700 words. AP Photos.

IDAHO-MARIJUANA BUST

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho State Police officials say troopers made the biggest marijuana bust in the agency’s known history after a semi-truck allegedly filled with nearly 7,000 pounds of marijuana plants was stopped between Boise and Mountain Home. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 600 words.

ALSO:

_MEASLES OUTBREAK: Kids traveling from Washington develop measles in Hawaii.

_SNOHOMISH COUNTY-OPIOIDS: Snohomish County sues opioid manufacturer, distributors.

_LISA BROWN-NEW JOB: Inslee names Lisa Brown to head state Commerce Dept.

_COAL EXPORTS-WYOMING: Wyoming lawmakers seek bigger role in coal-export litigation.

_SEATTLE-WATERFRONT PARK: Seattle OKs $160 million tax for new waterfront park.

_KING COUNTY-MORATORIUM: King County OKs moratorium on major fossil-fuel facilities.

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