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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has laid down rules aimed at preventing residents in high-tax states from avoiding a new cap on widely popular state and local tax deductions. The action under the new Republican tax law pits the government against high-tax, heavily Democratic states in an election-year showdown. By Marcy Gordon and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 1,000 words. AP Photos.



PHOENIX - Seattle plays Arizona. 6:40 p.m. PDT start time. AP Photos.


MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks in an exhibition game, with each side seeking extended quality time for a work-in-progress offensive line. By Pro Football Writer Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EDT.


—DEAD WHALE-WASHINGTON: Dead humpback whale found on Washington coast.

—MISSING INMATE: Search underway for inmate mistakenly released from jail.

—BRUSH FIRE-SEATTLE: Brush fire in Seattle damages home, blocks traffic.

—COAL EXPORT-WASHINGTON: More states take interest in legal fight over coal terminal.

—BODY FOUND-QUINCY: Police investigating found body as homicide.