AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA
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. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 430 words. AP Photos.
LYNNWOOD, Wash. — A 20-year-old Washington state man was sentenced Thursday to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. SENT: 440 words.
FBC--ARIZONA-WASHINGTON ST PREVIEW
Washington State has a big game looming against rival No. 17 Washington that could determine the Pac-12 North title and extend the No. 8 Cougars’ longshot bid for the College Football Playoff. But the Apple Cup is next week. First, there’s the matter of Saturday’s game against Arizona. Arizona has struggled this season, as has the Wildcats’ star quarterback, Khalil Tate. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 590 words. AP Photos.
FBC--T25--OREGON STATE-WASHINGTON PREVIEW
SEATTLE - No. 17 Washington still has a legitimate shot at a more than acceptable consolation prize despite the disappointment of being knocked out of the College Football Playoff conversation by midseason. The Rose Bowl still carries significant meaning in these parts. By Tim Booth. SENT: 900 words. AP Photos.
FBC--EASTERN WASHINGTON-PORTLAND ST
Eastern Washington plays Portland State at Providence Park.
—REPUBLIC-GUN RIGHTS: City mulls becoming ‘sanctuary city’ to protect gun rights.
—SEA LIONS SHOT: Necropsies reveal 2 more sea lions were shot.
—LIBBY STABBING-CHARGE: Washington state man charged with stabbing Montana man.
—ALASKA AIRLINES-EVERETT FLIGHTS: Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport.