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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY, WA

August 3, 2018

Our news coverage plans. 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.

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Washington at 1 p.m.

3D GUNS-LAWSUIT

SEATTLE — Eleven states have joined eight others and the District of Columbia in a federal lawsuit that seeks to block a settlement the Trump administration reached with a company that wants to post online plans to make 3D firearms on a printer. Nineteen states attorneys general filed an amended complaint Friday that asks the judge to issue an injunction that would reverse the U.S. State Department’s settlement agreement with Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed and make it illegal to disseminate files to create undetectable and untraceable weapons on a 3D printer. By Martha Bellisle. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m. With AP Photos.

ENDANGERED ORCAS

SEATTLE — Federal biologists are weighing a range of emergency options to save an emaciated threatened orca including possibly feeding it live salmon at sea dosed with medication. Whale researchers are worried about the survival of the 4-year-old female orca known as J50, a member of the dwindling pod of southern resident killer whales that spends summer months in the inland waters of Washington and British Columbia. By Phuong Le, SENT: 675 words, AP Photo.

PORTLAND PROTESTS

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dueling protests by a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascists are raising the specter of another round of violent clashes Saturday on the streets of ultra-liberal Portland, Oregon. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT 630 words. AP Photos ORPOR902, ORPOR901.

NEVADA MARIJUANA-FIRST YEAR

RENO, Nev. — Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 1,000 words, AP Photo.

SPORTS

BBA--BLUE JAYS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — Outside of a playoff spot for the first time since mid-May, the Seattle Mariners look to get back on track on Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays. Marco Gonzales goes for his 13th victory for Seattle. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

MAN KILLS DEPUTY: Man accused of fatally shooting deputy to plead guilty

BELLEVUE POLICE CHIEF-LEAVE: Bellevue police chief on paid leave due to allegations

GRAIN CARS DERAIL: Rail traffic resumes after Montana grain car derailment

TORTURE SLAYINGS: Girlfriend tied to Snohomish County killings arrested

STATEWIDE SHOOTING BAN: Temporary shooting ban to be placed amid fire threats

SEATTLE-CAMP REMOVAL: Seattle to enlarge team that oversees homeless camp removals

BELLEVUE COUPLE ATTACKED: Woman accused of attack on couple who took her in

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