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BC-Washington News Coverage

February 6, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Washington today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 12:30 p.m.

LYFT-ELECTRIC VEHICLES

NEW YORK — Lyft passengers will soon be able to request a ride in an electric or hybrid vehicle when they’re planning a trip. The ride-hailing company is launching the feature first in Seattle and then in other cities. By Cathy Bussewitz. SENT: 400 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--MARINERS-ALLEGATIONS

SEATTLE — Major League Baseball says its independent investigation found no credible evidence to support claims of disparaging comments and discriminatory treatment by members of the Seattle Mariners front office. By Tim Booth. SENT: 700 words.

DEVELOPING.

BKC--PAC 12 THIS WEEK

Pac-12 leader Washington faces a difficult test Saturday at Arizona State. The Huskies’ three-game lead at the midpoint of the season is the conference’s second-largest since 1978-79. The Sun Devils are tied for second in the Pac-12 at 6-3. By John Marshall. SENT: 450 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_POLICE CHASE: Suspect in shooting arrested after car chase.

_KING COUNTY JAIL-DEATH: Man dies while being checked into county jail.

_LAB ANIMALS-ADOPTION: Bill requires adoption option for research dogs and cats.

_OYSTERS-PESTICIDE: Environmental groups try to block pesticide use for oysters.

_BODY WASHED UP: Body found on beach in South Kitsap likely missing teen.

_ANIMALS SEIZED: Dozens of animals seized from SW Washington rescue facility.

_PRISON HUNGER STRIKE: Washington inmates go on hunger strike over breakfast food.

_NEZ PERCE TRIBE-CREEK PROJECT: Nez Perce Tribe awarded $100,000 grant for water project.

_WASHINGTON STORM-SNOWBALL FIGHT: Police get in snowball fight with kids during snowstorm.

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