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

August 8, 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.

WASHINGTON PRIMARY

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Democrats were celebrating early returns in three congressional races in Washington state’s primary election, but Republicans said they were confident their party would hold on to all three seats in November. By Rachel La Corte. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

WASHINGTON LAWMAKER-ALLEGATIONS

TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington state representative who resigned his chairmanship following allegations of inappropriate conduct was finishing in third place Tuesday in early primary returns. SENT: 380 words.

SPORTS

BBA--MARINERS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers close out a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 11:05 a.m. PDT.

FBN--COWBOYS-PLAYERS TO COACH

OXNARD, Calif. - Kellen Moore has made the quick switch from quarterback to coach for the Dallas Cowboys. The former Boise State standout is in charge of Dak Prescott as QB coach not too long after sitting third on the depth chart behind the 2016 NFL offensive rookie of the year. Nobody close to Moore is surprised he ended up in coaching. They’ve been saying that about him since he was winning high school state championships under his dad, Tom Moore, in Washington state. By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

—CLIMBER DEATH-NORTH CASCADES: Man dies while climbing Washington state peak.

—INTOXICATED WOMAN-FERRY: Intoxicated woman on ferry charged with assault.

—PIT BULL BAN: Yakima Humane Society ends city contract over pit bull ban.

—FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Olympic National Park, forests, impose fire restrictions.

—PROJECT ROCKET: Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta.

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