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AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

October 5, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 - Voters in Washington state will decide the fate of an initiative that seeks to curb gun violence by toughening background checks for people buying semi-automatic rifles, increasing the age limit to 21 for buyers of those guns and requiring safe storage of all firearms. By Martha Bellisle. SENT: 900 words: AP Photos.



SEATTLE — Kevin Durant comes back to where it all started in the NBA. Durant brings the Golden State Warriors to Seattle for a preseason game against the Sacramento Kings in the final scheduled event at KeyArena. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game at 10:30 p.m .ET.

With — BKN--Welts-Old Sonics.


LOS-ANGELES - UCLA wants to be where No. 10 Washington is, contending for Pac-12 titles and berths in the College Football Playoff. The Bruins will have a hard time finding a breakthrough victory against the Huskies on Saturday, however. UCLA is winless so far in the first year of rebuilding under coach Chip Kelly. By Dan Greenspan. SENT: 890 words. AP Photos.


—NEW FERRY: State’s newest ferry launches, has ‘that new boat smell’.

—VANCOUVER-DOUBLE STABBING: Man accused of deadly double stabbing enters insanity plea.

—COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FEDERAL FINE: Auburn community college plans appeal of $570K federal fine.

—BURGERVILLE BREACH-LAWSUIT: Class-action complaint filed after Burgerville data breach.

—AGENCY OFFICIAL-SEX ABUSE: Federal administrator accused of touching employee in Oregon.

—KIDS-DEPENDENCY HEARING: Court: Kids don’t have right to lawyer in certain hearings.

—WOODLAND OFFICER-HARASSMENT LAWSUIT: Woman to get $275,000 in case alleging harassment by officer.