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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA

March 13, 2019

Good morning. Our news coverage plans Wednesday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.

PRESIDENTIAL TAX RETURNS

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A proposal inspired by President Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns advanced Tuesday in Washington state. By Tom James. SENT 560 words.

ETHIOPIA-PLANE CRASH-PLANES GROUNDED

SINGAPORE — A growing number of airlines and countries around the world have grounded Boeing 737 Max jets or banned them from their airspace following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday, five months after a similar Indonesian Lion Air jet plunged into the ocean, killing 189

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BBA--MARINERS-KIKUCHI

PEORIA, Ariz. - Yusei Kikuchi’s goal was always to pitch in the major leagues. The dream is now the reality for the newest starting pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. But in a twist, his debut will come in his native Japan. He will start the second game of the 2019 season against the Oakland Athletics in the Tokyo Dome next week. By Tim Booth. SENT: 750 words.

BKC--P12-WASHINGTON ST-OREGONLAS VEGAS _ No. 6 seed Oregon opens the Pac-12 tournament against No. 11 Washington St. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words. Starts at 8:30 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_TSA-GUNS IN BAGS: TSA: Don’t leave loaded guns in carry-on bags.

_NAVY JET-MONITORING: Navy rejects more noise testing for Washington state island.

_PET GROOMER-CHARGES: Groomer charged with 9 more counts in pet strangling case.