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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

October 12, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SEATTLE — A Washington state man who served nearly three years in federal prison for an $800,000 fraud — only to steal $12.7 million in a different scam after his release — has now been sentenced to a much longer term of 15 years. By Gene Johnson. SENT: 530 words. With AP photos.


SCIO, Ore. — Kaitlyn Kastet was able to pull herself a good 15 feet up the trunk of the Douglas fir behind Scio High School, but then wasn’t sure what to do next. By Jennifer Moody of the Albany Democrat-Herald. SENT: 730 words.



WATFORD, England — Doug Baldwin wants to catch a few more passes and play a more vital role in the Seattle Seahawks’ passing game. The one reception he had in the loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday just isn’t going to cut it. Baldwin was Seattle’s leading receiver each of the past four years. He should be able to return to his reliable ways this weekend against the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium. By Zac Boyer. SENT: 750 words with AP Photos.


LONDON — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden wants Marshawn Lynch to see more of the ball when the running back goes up against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. By Mattias Karen. SENT: 640 words. With AP photos.


EUGENE, Ore. — In the same way the number 12 will never be forgotten in the long history of the border rivalry between Washington and Oregon — as in 12 straight wins by the Ducks — so will the number 70. By Tim Booth. SENT: 730 words. With AP photos.


—TRIBAL DISABILITY BILL: Senate backs plan for new tribal village in Washington state.

—DISABILITY SETTLEMENT: Jury awards $5M to man fired after cancer surgery.

—WASHINGTON SCHOOL SHOOTING: More delays sought in Freeman High school shooting case.

—WHITMAN COUNTY VOTER REGISTRATION: State watches voter registration in Whitman County.

—NERVOUS SYSTEM CONDITION: 6th child in Puget Sound may have nervous system disorder.

—SEATTLE-NATURAL GAS PRICES: Natural gas use back to normal in Seattle region after blast.

—POLICE OFFICER-DUI CRASH: Differing accounts in police officer DUI crash report.

—SEATTLE JAIL HOMELESS SHELTER: Officials to convert wing of Seattle jail into shelter.

—MUTILATED DOG: Sheriff’s office: Taxidermist dumped remains of skinned dog.

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