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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

May 7, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Washington at 11:30 a.m.

CLEAN ENERGY

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who is seeking a path to the White House on the message of climate change, is set to sign a measure that makes his state the fourth in the nation that has established a mandate to provide carbon-free electricity by a targeted date. By Rachel La Corte. DEVELOPING.

GUN LEGISLATION-WASHINGTON

SEATTLE - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign a group of gun-related bills into law Tuesday, including bills expanding the state’s ability to keep guns away from people placed on psychiatric holds or found incompetent to stand trial. By Tom James. DEVELOPING.

ALASKA-ATTORNEY GENERAL

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has said he overcame any thoughts of embarrassment and pushed a call button seeking help from a flight attendant when he suspected he was having a heart attack during a flight last month. SENT: 480 words.

SPORTS

BBA--MARINERS-YANKEES

NEW YORK - Seattle plays New York at Yankee Stadium. Game start at 3:35 PDT.

IN BRIEF

_US ATTORNEY-EWASH: President Trump nominates William Hyslop as US Attorney.

_JUDGE ARREST-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: Asotin County judge pleads not guilty to sexual assault.

_MOTORCYCLIST KILLED: Man killed in motorcycle crash in Shoreline.

_PULLMAN-ARSON: Pullman police looking for an arson suspect.

_HOSPITALS-BANKRUPTCY: Astria Health files for bankruptcy protection.

_NORTHERN PIKE: Tribes and state combatting spread of invasive fish.