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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

May 24, 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.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Washington at noon.

BOEING-PLANE

United Airlines is canceling another month’s worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 3 and will cancel about 2,400 flights in June and July as a result. It had previously canceled all Max flights through early July. SENT: 450 words.

EYMAN LAWSUIT

SEATTLE — The signature-gathering firm Citizen Solutions and one of its officers have been found liable in a lawsuit that claims they secretly paid anti-tax initiative Tim Eyman from funds they received to gather signatures for Eyman’s initiative drives. SENT: 300 words.

SPORTS:

BBA--MARINERS-ATHLETICS

OAKLAND, Calif. _ Seattle plays Oakland at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. PDT

BKL--STEWART-WNBA AMBASSADOR

NEW YORK — Breanna Stewart will be a paid ambassador for the WNBA this season. The reigning MVP tore her right Achilles tendon while playing overseas this winter and since the league has no injury list for teams, the Seattle Storm suspended Stewart without pay to free up a roster spot. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 400 words.

IN BRIEF:

_51st STATE: Supporters of 51st state hold bake sale to raise money.

_WASHINGTON STATE ELECTORS: Court: Electors who didn’t vote for Clinton can be fined.

_YOUNG BOY KILLED: Father, young son found dead in apparent murder-suicide.

_HUNTING GRIZZLIES: Grizzly numbers steady as hunting plans tied up in US court.

_MILTON HOMICIDE: Man found guilty of killing 25-year-old woman gets 23 years.

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