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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

August 8, 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.

CORRECTION BUDGET-IDAHO

BOISE — Top officials with the Idaho Department of Correction are considering telling state lawmakers they need a nearly 20 percent budget increase to fund beds, staff and services for the state’s growing prison population. By Kimberlee Kruesi. SENT: 496 words.

TRUMP-NATIONAL MONUMENTS

BOISE — The U.S. government does not have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm about the legal arguments for President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments, a judge ruled. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 460 words. With AP Photo.

IDAHO-THREE KILLED

JACKSON, Wyo. — Searchers in northwest Wyoming are looking again for a Utah man who is missing but presumed dead after being suspected of killing his wife, another woman and a 14-year-old girl in Idaho last year. SENT: 300 words.

NEVADA EXECUTION

LAS VEGAS — Fifteen states are siding with Nevada in a state Supreme Court fight against drug companies suing to prevent the use of their products to execute a condemned inmate. By Ken Ritter. SENT: 660 words.

MURDER SENTENCE

COEUR D’ALENE — A man who pleaded guilty to robbing and murdering a Coeur d’Alene resident in October 2016 will spend at least 30 years in prison. SENT: 250 words.

SPORTS:

BC-FBN--COWBOYS-PLAYER TO COACH

OXNARD, Calif. — Kellen Moore’s college coach heard from his former quarterback while Moore was thinking about trading his helmet for a whistle. The next thing Chris Petersen knew, Moore was in charge of Dak Prescott as quarterbacks coach of the Dallas Cowboys not too long after sitting third on the depth chart behind the 2016 NFL offensive rookie of the year. By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 948 words. With AP Photos.

ALSO:

RANCHING STANDOFF-FBI AGENT: Jurors view truck of man killed during Ore. refuge standoff

FATAL SHOOTING-MANHUNT: N. Idaho police search for suspect following fatal shooting

NEVADA EXECUTION: 15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

APPLE CROP: This year’s apple crop estimated at 131 million boxes

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