Our news coverage plans for Washington. 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 11:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON-CAR TAB INITIATIVE
SEATTLE — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office is asking the state Supreme Court to allow voter-approved car-tab tax cuts to take effect this week, despite a lower-court ruling putting the cuts on hold. SENT: 330 words.
RENTON, Wash. — Seattle has prided itself on being an offense based around the run since Pete Carroll arrived. But even in the days of Marshawn Lynch, the Seahawks didn’t have a one-two punch like what Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny showed in Monday night’s win over Minnesota that has the Seahawks in control of the NFC West race. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words. By 4 p.m. PT.
SEATTLE — With the evidence mounting in his mind that a break was necessary, Washington coach Chris Petersen decided just a couple of days before the Apple Cup that he was going to step away. By Tim Booth. SENT: 450 words. AP Photos.
Incarnate Word plays Seattle at KeyArena. 7:00 p.m. PST game start.
—SOUNDER-PERSON STRUCK: Person killed when struck by Sounder train.
—SCHOOL BUS-SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWSUIT: Washington state district settles sexual misconduct lawsuit.
—YAKIMA FIRE: Authorities investigating $1M fire at Yakima business.