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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY, WA

August 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.

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Washington at 1:30 p.m.


COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — An eastern Washington man has been found not guilty of three counts of involuntary manslaughter following a boating crash on Lake Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho. A Kootenai County jury on Friday acquitted 52-year-old Dennis Magner of Spokane following a two-week trial. SENT: 262 words.


MOSCOW, Idaho — Merilee and Faris Paxton knew their son, Henry, who was diagnosed with autism, needed a different type of education curriculum than what Moscow offered, but they did not know where to turn. “We knew Henry needed more than we were able to give him, and we kind of figured we’re not the only family like that,” Merilee said. “Special needs families can be isolated sometimes, but we knew there were other families struggling.” An AP Member Exchange by Garrett Cabeza, Moscow-Pullman Daily News. SENT: 709 words.



RENTON — Throughout its offseason team activities, the Seattle Seahawks appeared to be settled at safety. Bradley McDougald would just continue his role from a year ago stepping in as a full-time starter alongside Earl Thomas. That was before Thomas decided to take his demands for a new contract to the extreme by holding out, creating an unexpected competition and a bit of chaos in Seattle’s defensive backfield. By Tim Booth. SENT: 664 words.


HORSESHOE LAKE-ILLNESS: Health officials investigate illnesses connected to lake

SPOKANE GOP-RESIGNATIONS: 2 Spokane GOP members resign after white national speaker

POLICE SHOOTING: Authorities: Deputy kills armed man in eastern Washington

HOME INVASION-SENTENCES: 2 men sentenced for violent Yakima home invasion

DEADLIEST CATCH STAR-UBER LAWSUIT: ‘Deadliest Catch’ star pays to settle Uber driver lawsuit

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