BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am
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.
BOISE _ Attorneys for the Idaho Department of Corrections say they hope to appeal a judge’s order directing the agency to release documents detailing the source of the state’s lethal injection drugs used in executions. By Rebecca Boone. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD ALLIANCE
INDIANAPOLIS — Planned Parenthood’s Indiana and Kentucky affiliate is entering into an alliance with the organization’s chapter that operates clinics in Hawaii and three Western states. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be expanded.
BOISE _ Lawmakers on Thursday questioned a budget request by a state agency that manages a troubled residential treatment center for people with severe disabilities and mental illness, and in particular two vehicles the agency wants to replace. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 430 words.
BOISE _ Gov. Brad Little on Thursday fulfilled a pair of promises in his State of the State speech by signing two executive orders he said will remove outdated or unneeded regulations that are obstacles to economic prosperity in Idaho. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 500 words.
TWIN FALLS _ Wildlife officials in Blaine County have euthanized mountain lions after two dogs were killed in the area. Official say the mountain lion population appears to be increasing in the region. SENT: 300 words.
BOISE _ A new report shows Idaho counties are struggling to deal with the financial burden created by state mandates that make county government responsible for things like covering the cost of public defenders and funding jails. SENT: 150 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m.
XGR-WILDLIFE-DAMAGE COMPENSATION: Farmers could be compensated for wildlife-damaged irrigation
XGR-LANDOWNER LIABILITY: Landowner liability bill to get full hearing in committee
FATAL STABBING: Man charged with first-degree murder in stabbing death
XGR-CHILD WELFARE-BUDGET: State agency that protects children seeks $82.3 million
BCK-SACRAMENTO ST-IDAHO ST: Sacramento State has easy time with Idaho State in 74-58 win