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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage, ID

December 23, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2 p.m.


KENNEWICK, Wash._ A new agreement aims to boost salmon populations and preserve inexpensive power in hopes of ending a decades-long legal battle over the future of the four lower Snake River dams. By Cameron Probert, Tri-City Herald. SENT: 660 words.


FLU SEASON: Idaho officials say there were 101 flu-related deaths last season — quadruple the number of a typical year and the highest since the department began keeping records in 1997.

IDAHO-FOR THE DOGS: Idaho is one of the most pet-friendly places in the country and tops the charts when it comes to dog ownership, a recent study has found.

CHANGING TIRE-FATAL: Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on eastbound U.S. 20.

FULCHER-CONGRESS: Incoming freshman congressman Russ Fulcher said he’s “not naive” about his role in Washington, D.C.

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