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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

September 17, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at (208) 343-1894.

Idaho at 8:45 a.m.

TURTLE-PUPPY-TRIAL

A southeast Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students will be tried in his own community next month, a judge has ruled, dismissing an attempt by prosecutors to move the trial to another county. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

WILDFIRES-TECHNOLOGY

ELKO, Nev. — Wildland firefighters are still the heart and soul of the battle against raging blazes, but a technology boom is playing an increasing role in efforts to snuff out flames. SENT: 210 words.

BEAR RIVER MASSACRE SITE

SALT LAKE CITY — The chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is on a mission to make sure hundreds of tribal members who were killed by U.S. troops in the 1863 Bear River Massacre are never forgotten with a new cultural center in southeastern Idaho. SENT: 340 words.

SPORTS

GLF-WEBCOM TOUR FINALS

BOISE — Sangmoon Bae won the Albertsons Boise Open on Sunday to regain his PGA Tour card, birdieing the final hole for a one-stroke victory in the Web.com Tour Finals event. SENT: 470 words.

IN BRIEF

INDICTMENTS-PRIVATE SCHOOL: Private school future in flux after official’s indictment

FATAL BEAR ATTACK: Grizzlies suspected in fatal Wyoming attack trapped, killed

NAMPA-BODIES: Man, woman found dead at Nampa home

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