BC-Afternoon Preview,Advisory

Nov. 1, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.


Our news coverage plans Thursday.

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SEATTLE - The Washington Supreme Court says the family of a man shot and killed by his neighbor in Skagit County can proceed to trial on their claims that the county's emergency communications center mishandled its response to his panicked 911 call. By Gene Johnson.

Washington Poll

OLYMPIA - The University of Washington releases its latest poll on issues and races voters will decide on in next week's election. By Rachel La Corte.


OLYMPIA, Wash. - Decisions about how aggressively to purge ineligible non-citizens from voting rolls has varied widely from one state or county to the next, with partisan election administrators often reflecting the views of their political parties. Some Republican elections officials hurriedly worked this year to begin cleansing non-citizens from their state voting rolls. But many of their Democratic counterparts have not, even though they now have access to a federal immigration database. By Mike Baker.


SEATTLE - For tourists with an interest in Seattle's role as a high-tech hub, there hasn't been much here to see, other than driving over to Microsoft headquarters in suburban Redmond to take pictures of a bunch of boring buildings. But Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has just opened the Living Computer Museum, with displays of old machines - all in working order. By Donna Gordon Blankinship.

AP Photos by Ted Warren WATW304, WATW307, WATW308, WATW309, WATW306, WATW305, WATW302, WATW301, WATW303.


SEATTLE - The bartender credited with reviving the craft cocktail scene in the Northwest is used to fussing over his customers, knowing what they like and don't like, and providing the kind of attention and service that has endeared him to hundreds of bartenders and drinkers. So when Murray Stenson needed help to pay for heart surgery, it was surprising to no one but him how swift the response was. By Phuong Le. AP Photo by Elaine Thompson.



SEATTLE - Washington earned the stigma last season of being the first major conference regular season champion not to make the NCAA tournament. If the Huskies are going to change that tag in the 2012-13 season, they'll do it minus two first-round NBA picks and with a new offensive system. By Tim Booth.


PULLMAN - The cupboard isn't completely bare for Washington State, not with Pac-12 leading scorer Brock Motum returning for his senior year. But the Cougars have few other returning players with experience. By Nicholas K. Geranios.


SAN FRANCISCO - Select players and coaches from every Pac-12 team gather at the conference's new network studios in downtown San Francisco for the league's annual media day and preseason poll. By Antonio Gonzalez.


BERKELEY, Calif. - Having already proven capable of beating some of the Pac-12's best teams this season, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian's team faces another monumental task as it tries to close in on a bowl berth. The Huskies are winless in their last six road games dating back to 2011 and have been outscored 145-41 in their three games away from CenturyLink Field this season. Washington (4-4, 2-3) needs to win two of its final four games to become bowl eligible. Three of those games are on the road, beginning Friday night at California.


RENTON, Wash. - Russell Wilson is essentially at halftime of his first NFL season. The Seattle Seahawks rookie QB has progressively improved, especially in the past month, but knows his mistakes need to be reduced if Seattle is going to be a playoff contender.


- SALMON CROSS ROAD - Salmon swim across flooded road in Washington. AP Video.

- COSTCO-SALES - Costco key revenue figure up 7 pct in October.

- TACOMA HALLOWEEN MUGGINGS - Suspects arrested in Halloween muggings in Tacoma.

- CHILDREN ABANDONED - Police spoke with woman night before kids found.

- LEWIS COUNTY DEPUTY SHOOTING - Deputy shoots man with knife in Lewis County.

- SEATTLE ATTORNEY-RAPE - Seattle lawyer facing rape charges free on bail.

- SPOKANE POLICE BEATING - Memorial for man killed by Spokane police.

- MOSES LAKE PEDESTRIAN FATALITY - Pedestrian killed on Moses Lake street.

- SPOKANE HALLOWEEN ACCIDENT - Boy in costume hit by truck in Spokane Valley.

The AP-Seattle



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