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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

August 1, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Washington at 1 p.m.

WASHINGTON GOVERNOR-PRESIDENTIAL CHATTER

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a two-term Democratic governor and former congressman, is best known outside the state for his focus on climate issues and renewable energy, but lately he’s getting notice for a different role: adversary to President Donald Trump. By Rachel La Corte. AP Photos.

HACKING ATTACK

SEATTLE— Federal officials say three people involved in a prolific cybercrime organization have been arrested. U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes said at a news conference Wednesday that one man was arrested in Seattle and the other two were taken into custody in Poland and Spain. Their federal indictments were unsealed Wednesday. By Martha Bellisle. DEVELOPING.

GRIEVING ENDANGERED ORCA

SEATTLE - Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week carrying and keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters. The display has struck an emotional chord around the world and highlighted the plight of the declining population of southern resident killer whales that has not seen a successful birth since 2015. By Phuong Le. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.

ALASKA AIRLINES-GAY COUPLE

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines faces outrage from people on social media after a gay couple had to give up seats on a New York City-Los Angeles flight to make room for a straight couple. SENT: 345 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BBA--ASTROS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — Dallas Keuchel is 5-1 in his last six decisions and takes the mound in the finale of Houston’s three-game series against Seattle on Wednesday afternoon. The Mariners counter with Wade LeBlanc, who is 6-1 on the season. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 1:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

—WASHINGTON WILDFIRES: Camps, trails closed as wildfire burns in Washington forests.

—ALOHA POKE: Chicago chain faces backlash over ‘Aloha Poke’ trademark.

—BIKE RENTALS-BELLEVUE: Bellevue unveils cycling lanes, bike rental service.

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