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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage, WA

January 16, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1 p.m.

INITIATIVE-CAR TABS

SEATTLE - The Washington Secretary of State’s Office says an initiative that would cut car tabs to $30 will go to the Legislature for consideration. Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s spokesman Erich Ebel said Tuesday that Initiative 976 brought by anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman was certified after collecting enough signatures. SENT: 530 words. AP Photos.

PORTLAND PROTESTS

PORTLAND, Ore. — The first black woman to be elected to Portland’s City Council says “white male privilege” is to blame for disruptions and raucous protests during council meetings in the liberal Pacific Northwest city. SENT: 380 words. AP photos planned.

SPORTS

BKC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK

Match-up between Oregon State and Arizona on Saturday could be for first place in the Pac-12. The Wildcats lead the conference at 4-0 and the Beavers are 3-0 to tie Washington. By John Marshall. SENT: 370 words. AP Photos.

FBC--WASHGINTON STATE-HILINSKI ANNIVERSARY: Washington St community urged to remember Tyler Hilinski. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF

_CHIEF JUSTICE CANCER: Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst again being treated for cancer. With AP photo.

_SEATTLE US ATTORNEY: New Seattle US attorney to be sworn in Thursday.

_CHILD PORNOGRAPHY SENTENCING: Texas man gets 35 years in 8-state child pornography scheme.

_FATAL POLICE SHOOTING: Police release names of officers who killed man with knife in Lakewood.

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