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AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID

July 24, 2018

Good afternoon! 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. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400. Please submit your best stories through email to apboise@ap.org. Stories should be in plain text format.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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Idaho at 1:30 p.m.


BOISE — Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has selected who will argue for and against two ballot initiatives in the state’s taxpayer-funded voter guide. The state’s election office had invited proponents and opponents of the measures to submit their arguments for review by last week. Denney picked which groups to use on Monday. By Kimberlee Kruesi. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


BOISE — Fire-lookout towers perched atop remote, craggy peaks across the U.S. West may seem like quaint reminders of an era before satellites, smartphones and jet-propelled air tankers. Indeed, some of the structures are more than 100 years old. But with their lofty views and good old-fashioned human observation, fire lookouts play a crucial role in the nation’s front-line efforts to stop wildfires. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 924 words. With AP Photos.


NAMPA — A study examining the potential costs and savings of Medicaid expansion in Idaho shows there could be big savings for state and local taxpayers, should voters approve the expansion in November. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


IDAHO WILDFIRES: More firefighters called to fight new Idaho wildfire

EXPLODING TARGETS-WILDFIRES: Officials: Exploding targets ignite eastern Idaho wildfires

TORTOISE MISSING: Twister the tortoise missing from Idaho rescue facility

MISSING WOMAN FOUND: Body of missing 83-year-old Idaho woman found in a canal

MOTHER CHARGED: S. Idaho woman denies killing infant daughter

YELLOWSTONE-FIRE DANGER: Yellowstone facing high fire danger for first time this year

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