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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

August 21, 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.

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3D GUNS-LAWSUIT

A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to issue an injunction to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that wants to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet. Developing from 12 p.m. ET court hearing.

ATLANTA MEGAPROJECT-AMAZON

ATLANTA — As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown. By Jeff Martin. UPCOMING: 210 words.

SPORTS

BBA--Astros-Mariners

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners send Mike Leake to the mound looking for their sixth straight win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Seattle is 3 1/2 games behind Oakland and Houston in both the AL West and wild card race. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

— MISSING HIKER — Authorities say an avid hiker went missing in western Washington state after becoming disoriented by the high smoke volume in the region.

— DUWARMISH RIVER-CONTAMINATION LAWSUIT — A new lawsuit says the Boeing aircraft company is poisoning the Duwamish River by pumping out pollution that is far and away above the legal limit.

— UNITED STATES-IRAQ — The Pentagon has identified a U.S. soldier who died of injuries from a helicopter crash in Iraq.

— BREAST CANCER CHARITY-LAWSUIT — A court found that a sham charity took millions of dollars from Washington residents donating to help fight breast cancer.

— ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING-TEEN DIES — A 16-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle has been charged with manslaughter.

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