AP-WA--Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY, WA
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RICHMOND, Va. — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs. By Joseph Pisani. SENT: 1,000 words, photos, video.
AMAZON HQ-SEATTLE LESSONS
SEATTLE — As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world’s hottest online retailer. By Sally Ho. SENT: 920 words, AP photos.
AMAZON HQ-TWO CITIES
NEW YORK — A look at New York’s Long Island City and Crystal City in northern Virginia. Both are riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers, but there are plenty of differences between them. A version of this story moved previously and is being updated with developments. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.
AMAZON AT A GLANCE
NEW YORK — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you’ve bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you’ve been caught up in Amazon’s growing web of businesses. And now, Amazon’s sprawling empire will stretch even further. A chunky text look at the business Amazon has a hand in. SENT: 700 words, photos.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that an Amazon operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs in Tennessee will be “the single largest jobs commitment made by a company in Tennessee’s history.” By Jonathan Mattise. SENT: 690 words.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As he assessed his state’s winning effort to lure 25,000 Amazon jobs to northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said the key may not have been the hundreds of millions of dollars that were promised if the company delivered on its job-creation promises — indeed, many states offered much richer incentive packages. By Matthew Barakat. SENT: 670 words. With AP photos.
LEWISTON, Idaho — Officials say farmers in Idaho and Washington saw above-average returns on wheat crop this year, but lentil prices are plunging. The Lewiston Tribune reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture Portland Daily Grain Report last week listed soft white wheat prices between $6.20 and $6.35 a bushel. SENT: 340 words.
Boeing didn’t tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month’s deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. By David Koenig. SENT: 680 words. With AP photos.
FBC-T25-Washington State-Ground Game
SPOKANE, Wash. — While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have fueled the rise of No. 8 Washington State this season. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 600 words, AP Photos.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SHOOTING: Mom of Utah shooting victim: Gun owner should be prosecuted.
REI STORE-OKLAHOMA: REI Co-op to open first store in state in Oklahoma City.
NORTHWEST METHANOL: Draft study analyzes emissions from Kalama methanol plant.
SEATTLE ARCHDIOCESE SEX ABUSE: Seattle Archdiocese pays $7M to settle sex abuse claims
EVERETT HUSBAND KILLED: Police: Woman arrested after killing husband in Everett.
SEATTLE FIRE: Investigators: Seattle fire that burned lumberyard was arson
CASINO VIDEO-LAWSUIT: Cowlitz Tribe sues to bar release of video, citing security
PULLMAN POLICE-LAWSUIT: Pullman officers face second use-of-force suit in 3 months
POACHING CASE: Man accused in massive Northwest poaching ring set for trial
GRANDFATHER SHOOTS GRANDSON: Police: Grandfather fatally shoots grandson in self-defense