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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

September 24, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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METHOW VALLEY MINING

SEATTLE — The U.S. Forest Service has recommended that a large swatch of federal land in Washington’s Methow Valley be protected from future mining for 20 years. By Phuong Le. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.

TRAFFICKING ACT-SEX WORKERS

NEW YORK — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police say the efforts may have had unintended consequences — landing women and girls back on the streets, where dangers also lurk. By Alexendra Villarreal. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS:

HKN--SEATTLE ARENA

SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council takes final voted on proposed arena renovation. By Tim Booth. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

FBN--ON FOOTBALL-BREATHING EASIER

They’re breathing easier in New Jersey, Seattle, and the Motor City, and taking in some rarefied air in western New York. That’s what happens when your hapless, helpless and hopeless football teams suddenly turn nasty, effective and victorious. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.

FBN--SEAHAWKS-BACK ON

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks picked up their first win on Sunday using a familiar formula. By Tim Booth. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

BBA--ATHLETICS-MARINERS

SEATTLE - Oakland plays Seattle. 7:10 p.m. PDT game start. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

—POLICE-FATAL SHOOTING: Deputy shoots, kill suspect in Oak Harbor.

—SEATTLE-MARIJUANA CONVICTIONS: Seattle court agrees to clear past pot convictions.

—WARRANT POLICY-RELEASED: Murder of missionary student leads to new jail policy.

—RESCUED PARAGLIDER: Paraglider rescued after crashing into California hillside.

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