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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

May 18, 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.

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Washington at 1:15 p.m.

PARADISE INN REOPENS

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK _ The 79-room annex at Mount Rainier National Park’s Paradise Inn has reopened after a $25 million renovation. The annex reopened Friday after a 19-month closure, The News Tribune reported. The building is almost a century old and accounts for more than half of the hotel rooms in the park. 300 words, AP member photos planned

WIND TURBINES

Taylor Hays grew up watching her father fix wind turbines. She didn’t consider herself to be very mechanical. But she knew she wanted to work with her hands. So she decided to follow in her father’s footsteps. Hays is studying at Walla Walla Community College in southeast Washington to repair renewable energy equipment, like the wind turbines that dot the Pacific Northwest. An AP Member Exchange by Courtney Flatt, Oregon Public Broadcasting. 790 words.

Sports

BBA--Twins-Mariners, 7:10 p.m.

SOC--Sounders-Union, 4:10 p.m.

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WASHINGTON MEASLES: Officials confirm 6th measles case in Washington outbreak

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