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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

September 17, 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.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1 p.m.


SEATTLE - The last of the estimated 125,000 Washington state children who missed the start of school because of teacher strikes are now all going back to class, ending a series of teacher strikes over pay raises that escalated some cases to court and state intervention. By Sally Ho. SENT: 530 words. AP Photos.



CHICAGO — Khalil Mack makes his first appearance at Soldier Field for Chicago as the Bears face Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. Both teams are looking to bounce back from season-opening losses, with the Bears blowing a 20-point lead at Green Bay and the Seahawks unable to protect a slim edge in the fourth quarter at Denver. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 8:15 p.m. ET.


HOUSTON: Seattle plays Houston. 5 p.m. PT start. AP Photos.


—AMAZON-EMPLOYEE INVESTIGATION: Amazon investigating claims of bribes and leaked data.

—SALMON FISHING: Much of Columbia River closed to salmon fishing.

—WSU-BUDGET: WSU making good progress is reducing budget deficit.

—SHOOTING-CHUCK E CHEESE: Man accidentally shoots himself at Chuck E. Cheese in Tacoma.

—OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING: 1 person dead after officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla.

—SCRAP YARD FIRE: Tacoma scrap yard fire sends smoke into the air.

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