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.

MARIJUANA-BLACK MARKET

California ushered in broad marijuana legalization nearly six month ago, but the illegal market still thrives. Nowhere is that more apparent than Los Angeles County. Hundreds of illegal pot shops operate, undercutting the fledgling legal market

SPORTS

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SEATTLE — The Los Angeles Angels try and take two of three from the Seattle Mariners when the clubs close out their three-game series on Thursday night. The Angels snapped Seattle's eight-game win streak with a victory on Wednesday. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

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SEATTLE — Pitcher Wade LeBlanc is guaranteed $2.75 million under a new contract with the Seattle Mariners covering 2019, a deal with three options that would be worth $31.3 million over four years if he pitches 180 innings or more each season. SENT: 300 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

—SPOKANE FIRE: 11 people displaced by house fire in Spokane.