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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA

May 13, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Washington at noon

CRABERS KILLED-HEARING

NEWPORT, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard is holding a public hearing this week to review its handling of a crab boat sinking that killed 3 crabbers off the Oregon coast earlier this year. DEVELOPING.

AMAZON-DELIVERY EMPLOYEES

NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. By Jospeh PISANI. SENT: 360 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--ATHLETICS-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ Oakland’s Mike Fiers starts for the first time since throwing the 300th no-hitter in major league history when the A’s face the Seattle Mariners. Yusei Kikuchi starts for Seattle after a dazzling last start against the Yankees. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

_MEASLES-PIERCE COUNTY: Authorities report measles exposure in Puget Sound.

_ORCA PROTECTIONS: Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas.

_TROOPER INJURED-WRECK: State trooper injured after car crashes into patrol vehicle