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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage, ID

January 15, 2019

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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

PREDATOR TRAPPING

BILLINGS, Mont. _ Wildlife advocates are asking Montana wildlife officials to ban trapping along much of the Idaho border to protect a cat-sized predator that lives in old-growth forests. Representatives of five environmental groups said in a petition submitted Tuesday to Montana wildlife commissioners that trapping is a serious threat to the Northern Rockies fisher. SENT: 130 words. Will be expanded.

WILD HORSES-CORRAL

RENO, Nev. _ The U.S. Forest Service has built its first corral for wild horses, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 830 words. WITH AP Photos.

HEALTH CARE FACILITY-NEGLECT

NAMPA _ A complaint survey says two employees who falsified records and failed to check on a resident who died at an Idaho health care facility were not fired. SENT: 160 words. WILL be expanded.

XGR-STATE PARKS-FILMING

BOISE _ The Idaho House Resources and Conservation Committee considers rules governing filming within Idaho State Parks. Keith Ridler monitoring, may write on merits.

ALSO:

VETERANS SERVICES-EMPTY BEDS: Idaho’s Veterans Services Division struggles to hire nurses

SNAKE RIVER DAMS: Tri-Cities groups pushing support for Snake River dams

XGR-AGING COMMISSION: Commission eyes new model for protecting vulnerable adults

INFANT KILLED-SENTENCING: Northern Idaho man gets up to 10 years for infant’s death

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