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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory , WA

December 19, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Washington at 1 p.m.


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.


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.


SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jesuit leaders say no priest credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor will ever be sent to Gonzaga University after a report this week that at least 20 clergy members facing sexual abuse allegations were allowed to live out their lives at the campus in Washington state. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 550 words. AP Photos.



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

BBA-MARINERS-NAMING RIGHTS: Mariners sign 25-year naming rights deal with T-Mobile.


_WASHINGTON UNEMPLOYMENT: November jobless rate in Washington holds at 4.3 percent.

_MOM SHOOTS DAUGHTER: Police: Washington state mom fatally shoots teen calling 911.

_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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