AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA
Good morning. Our news coverage plans Thursday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.
PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL-NURSE ASSAULTED
SEATTLE— A nurse at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital who lost part of her ear when she was assaulted by a patient is suing the state for $5 million. By Martha Bellisle. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
OLYMPIA, Wash.— Kim Schrier is the first Democrat to win the sprawling 8th Congressional District that stretches from Seattle’s eastern suburbs to central Washington farm country. By Rachel La Corte. SENT: 360 words. AP Photos.
SEATTLE — The Portland Timbers bring a 2-1 lead into the second-leg of the Western Conference semifinals against the rival Seattle Sounders on Thursday night. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 600 words. Match at 7:30 p.m. PT.
—SEATTLE-TOTEM POLES: Seattle to review totem poles for cultural sensitivity.
—SEX ABUSE SENTENCE: Sex offender gets prison for preying on teen boy.
—PEACEHEALTH LAWSUIT: Oregon man sues PeaceHealth over Medicare-related billing.