BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
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OLYMPIA, Wash. - A proposal to create limited sanctuary state rules in Washington state is expected to have a public hearing Friday in the Legislature; it would create guidelines on cooperation with federal immigration authorities, expanding on a 2017 order that limited only state agencies. By Tom James. DEVELOPING.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer’s 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes in the past six months. By Niniek Karamini. SENT: 470 words. AP Photos.
ELECTION 2020-HOWARD SCHULTZ
DENVER — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz slammed President Trump’s hastily-announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria as he kicked off a Colorado tour while exploring a presidential bid as an independent. Schultz spoke at town halls in Denver and Boulder on Thursday. The 65-year-old billionaire said he’ll decide whether to formally run later this spring or early in the summer. By Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 330 words.
SALEM, Ore. — Environmental groups are doubling down on demands for a megadairy moratorium in Oregon as a new owner takes over a troubled operation in northeastern Oregon. SENT: 320 words.
COLUMBUS, Ohio _ No. 9 Washington plays No. 8 Utah State in a first-round game between teams with long NCAA Tournament victory droughts. By Joe Kay. Tip-off 6:50 p.m.
_SPOKANE DENTIST-PLEA: Spokane dentist pleads guilty to federal drug charges.
_MURDER SENTENCE-SEATTLE: Seattle teen sentenced to 19 years in prison for murder.
_BUS CRASH: 1 killed when bus hits stalled car on I-90.
_FLU CASES: Unusually late flu season brings huge upsurge in cases.