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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

March 29, 2019

Good afternoon. 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.

4:15 p.m.

SEATTLE SHOOTING

SEATTLE—A man accused of randomly shooting at cars and a public bus in Seattle, leaving two people dead and two injured, told police afterward that he was in an alcoholic blackout and didn’t remember doing it, authorities said in court documents Friday. By Lisa Baumann and Gene Johnson. SENT: 560 words. AP Photos.

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS-TAXES

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to release his tax returns , while bashing President Donald Trump for refusing such a disclosure. By Bill Barrow. SENT: 660 words. AP Photos.

STATE BUDGET

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Senate Democrats released a two-year state budget proposal Friday to increase spending on education and mental health and have included a stand-alone option for a capital gains tax that, if adopted, would pay for a series of tax breaks. By Rachel La Corte. SENT: 730 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS:

BKC--NCAA-TEXAS TECH-GONZAGA

ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Gonzaga, which leads the nation in scoring offense, prepares for its biggest challenge of the season in Texas Tech, which has the nation’s stingiest defense. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos.

BBA--RED SOX-MARINERS

SEATTLE _ After making his first start in Japan, new Seattle lefty Yusei Kikuchi makes his home debut on Friday night as the Mariners face the Boston Red Sox. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game at 7:10 p.m. PT.

IN BRIEF:

_CYCLIST AMTRAK COLLISION: Authorities identify bicyclist killed in train collision.

_SEATTLE-SHELTER OPENING: New shelter for men to open in Seattle.

_COUNTY EMPLOYEE-THEFT: Auditors: Ex-Spokane County employee stole $1.38M.