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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

November 23, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Three legislative races in Washington state are heading to a hand recount after the state’s election results are certified next week. By Rachel la Corte. SENT: 370 words.


NEW DELHI — The young American, paddling his kayak toward a remote Indian island whose people have resisted the outside world for thousands of years, believed God was helping him dodge the authorities. “God sheltered me and camouflaged me against the coast guard and the navy,” John Allen Chau, who had ties to Washington state, wrote before he was killed last week on North Sentinel Island. By Ashok Sharma. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.


Three years ago, Spokane civic leaders convinced the state Legislature to allow Washington State University to create a new medical school in Spokane. The Eastern Washington city now has more first- and second-year students studying medicine there than in Seattle. An AP Member Exchange by Katherine Long, The Seattle Times. SENT: 1,100 words.



PULLMAN, Wash. - The Huskies visit the Cougars in an Apple Cup showdown that will decide which squad wins the Pac 12 North. DEVELOPING from 5:30 p.m. PST start. AP Photos.

With FBC--U OF WASHINGTON BAND CRASH: Washington marching band won’t perform following bus crash.


—HOMELESS CENTER-COURT: Tacoma-area homeless center fights licensing requirements.

—DEATH-POLICE INVESTIGATION: Portland police officers on leave after man dies at hospital.

—ILLEGAL MARIJUANA-HOMICIDE: Seattle police say woman slain at illegal marijuana grow.

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