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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

August 6, 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 8:30 a.m.


Crews continued to battle a wildfire in eastern Washington state Sunday that has burned two structures and threatens about 60 others. The fire near Davenport started on Thursday and continued to grow to about 7.3 square miles (19 square kilometers). In Idaho, crews continued to protect structures in the Rattlesnake Creek fire. It has burned 6.7 square miles (17.3 square kilometers) and was about 42 percent contained on Sunday. The Sharps fire near Bellevue, Idaho, spread Saturday due to gusty winds and moved into rugged terrain. SENT: 330 words. AP Photos pursuing.


— BOISE STATE SINKHOLE: BSU sinkhole causes flooding, closes streets

—ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: A 45-year-old woman was seriously injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting in a Nampa neighborhood.

—JUMP FROM CAR-ARREST: A Heyburn man is charged with felony aggravated battery after a woman said she jumped from a moving car to escape the man as he hit her in the face.

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