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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

April 9, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 noon

BOEING-GROUNDED PLANES

DALLAS — Orders and deliveries of Boeing’s 737 Max plunged in the first quarter as the plane was grounded around the world following a second deadly crash. By David Koenig. SENT: 500 words. AP Photos.

BUDGET BATTLE

WASHINGTON — Liberal Democrats are opposing a budget measure backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House party-leaders, saying not enough money is included for liberal priorities. The proposal would increase spending for both the Pentagon and domestic agencies. Progressives such as Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington are pushing for significantly higher spending for domestic programs. By Andrew Taylor. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS:

BBA-MARINERS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Seattle tries to keep its homer-happy run going when it continues its series with Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium. By David Smale. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:15 p.m. CT.

BKC--NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP-THE BENNETTS

MINNEAPOLIS - Dick Bennett has a difficult time watching his son, Tony, coach Virginia. He rarely attends games. The Cavaliers didn’t make it easy on the elder Bennett, beating Texas Tech 85-77 in the first overtime NCAA championship game in 11 years. When it was over, Dick and Tony Bennett shared a hug on a court covered in confetti and then posed of a picture with the whole family before his son went to cut down the net. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ATM EXPLOSION: Authorities investigate ATM explosion in Tacoma.

_ASSAULTING OFFICRS-GUILTY PLEA: Man charged with assaulting officers and agent pleads guilty.

_FATAL SHOOTING: Man killed in Burien shootout.

_WASHINGTON SATE BAR-LAWSUITS: Cases mount against Washington State Bar Association board.

_DRUG TRAFFICKING SENTENCE: Man tied to drug-trafficking organization sentenced.

_MURDER ARREST: Man arrested after body found in Washougal park.

_SLEEPER KILLED-WIFE CHARGED: Washington woman charged with killing sleeping husband.