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

December 19, 2018

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.

IMMIGRATION-CHILDREN’S SHELTERS

Decades after the U.S. stopped institutionalizing kids because large and crowded orphanages were causing lasting trauma, it is happening again. The federal government has placed most of the 14,300 migrant toddlers, children and teens in its care in detention centers and residential facilities packed with hundreds, or thousands, of children. By Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza. SENT: 1,000 words. AP Photos.

TORNADO-WASHINGTON STATE

SEATTLE — A National Weather Service storm damage survey team is heading to a town west of Seattle where a strong tornado blew through a neighborhood. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BKC--SIU-EDWARDSVILLE-WASHINGTON STATE

PULLMAN, Wash. _ SIU-Edwardsville plays Washington State on Wednesday night. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. PST.

IN BRIEF:

_COSTCO FRAUD-SENTENCE: Former Costco employee sentenced for stealing $290K.

_CHILD PORN DISTRIBUTION: Portland man sentenced to prison for distributing child porn.

_FORCED LABOR-SENTENCE: Ex-restaurant owner sentenced for forced labor.

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