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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

October 4, 2018

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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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SEATTLE - A new scientific effort will map the genomes of several dozen critically endangered Pacific Northwest orcas to better understand their genetics and potentially save them from extinction. By Phuong Le. UPCOMING: 550 words by 2 p.m. AP Photo.


CHICAGO— A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless, a professor whose research is being used to increase access to civil justice by poor communities and an activist pastor are among this year’s MacArthur fellows and recipients of so-called genius grants. By Herbert G. McGann. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.

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RENTON, Wash. — There’s no more uncertainty. Earl Thomas won’t play again this season for the Seattle Seahawks. That means Tedric Thompson is about to get tested. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 550 words.


SEATTLE — There could be no more appropriate send off for KeyArena than to see the NBA once again played under its roof. The former home of the Seattle SuperSonics will hold its final event on Friday night when the Golden State Warriors meet the Sacramento Kings in a preseason NBA game. Afterward, the building will be shuttered, remodeled and if all goes to schedule, reopened as the gleaming home to a new NHL franchise in two years. And possibly, someday, the NBA once again. By Tim Booth.


Surprising No. 21 Colorado gets a big test against Arizona State in the top game in Pac-12 football this week. The Buffaloes are off to their best start since 1998, but have had a relatively easy schedule to this point. SENT: 370 words. AP Photos.


—WHIDBEY ISLAND-JET NOISE: US Navy gets $2M to study jet engine noise.

—SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS: Washington state counts more than 6K sexual assault kits.

—KALAMA-TAX BOOM: McMenamins creates tax boom for Kalama.

—HUMAN REMAINS-IDAHO: Remains found in Idaho identified as missing Montana woman.

—RAPE KITE-ARREST: Delayed test on rape kit leads to arrest 11 years later.

—PUYALLUP HOMICIDE: Arrest made after woman killed in Puyallup apartment.

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