AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA
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.
SEATTLE — Seattle leaders are expected to vote Tuesday to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks amid mounting pressure from businesses. The about-face comes just a month after the city council backed the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis. By Phuong Le. Developing from City Council meeting expected at noon PT/3 p.m. ET.
SEATTLE — Mike Leake is unbeaten in his last six starts for the Seattle Mariners since getting knocked around by the Angels in early May. He sees the Angels again on Tuesday night in the second game of their series. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.
RENTON, Wash. — Pete Carroll was confident Earl Thomas would be present for the Seattle Seahawks mandatory minicamp this week. Thomas had other ideas and says he’s skipping the minicamp, unhappy with his contract situation. UPCOMING: 500 words. By 5:30 p.m. PT.
WASHINGTON WILDFIRE: Wildfire threatens some homes in central Washington
ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION: Man charged with trying to abduct girl in Auburn
BURNING BOAT ESCAPE: 3 escape burning boat near Port Townsend