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BC-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory, WA

January 8, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 a.m.

AMAZON ECLIPSES MICROSOFT

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America’s pecking order. SENT: 270 words. With AP photos.

OREGON WOLVES

PORTLAND, Ore. — Environmental groups in Oregon announced Monday they have withdrawn from talks on how to manage the state’s rebounding wolf population because of what they called a “broken” process, and concerns that state wildlife officials want to make it easier to kill wolves that eat livestock without trying other alternatives. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 790 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS:

FBN--SEAHAWKS WRAPUP

RENTON, Wash. _Once Pete Carroll was finished answering for the shortcomings of a disappointing playoff loss, the oldest coach in the NFL started articulating why he’s so excited about what the future holds for the Seattle Seahawks. By Tim Booth. SENT: 900 words. With AP photos.

BKC--EASTERN WASHINGTON-NORTHERN COLORADO

Eastern Washington plays Northern Colorado at Bank of Colorado Arena at Butler-Hancock Athletic Center.

BKC--T25-COLLEGE BKB POLL

Duke, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia remain in the top four spots of The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. By John Marshall. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.

FBN--NFL-PLAYOFF TV RATINGS: NFL wild-card round ratings up 12 percent over last year. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF

_ALLSUP GOP: Whitman County GOP ejects far-right activist James Allsup.

_NORTHWEST STORMS: Power has been restored for more than 300,000 people after windstorms struck parts of Washington state and Oregon over the weekend. With AP photos.

_FORMER NAACP LEADER-WELFARE FRAUD: Trial for former Rachel Dolezal set for March 4.

_POLICE SHOOTING: Police fatally shoot man after early-morning pursuit.

_PORTLAND POLICE SHOOTING: Man killed by Portland police officer.

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