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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

September 7, 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.

READING TEST

TWIN FALLS — Kindergarteners through third-graders this moth are taking a new reading test that’s designed to be like a computer game. UPCOMING: 250 words.

SHEEP RESEARCH STATION-IDAHO

BOISE — A federally-run sheep experiment facility in eastern Idaho long targeted by environmental groups will start grazing sheep again in the Centennial Mountains of Idaho and Montana next year. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 430 words.

WILDLIFE MIGRATIONS

NEW YORK — Looking for the best place to eat? Ask a local. Now scientists say that same insider knowledge shapes the springtime migrations of moose and bighorn sheep. Animals learn from experienced members of the herd about where to find the best food, building sort of a cultural know-how that’s passed through generations and improves over the course of decades, new research indicates. By Malcolm Ritter. SENT: 569 words. With AP Photos.

TREATMENT CENTER-INVESTIGATION

BOISE — A state-run treatment center for people with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges is being investigated following a resident’s death and allegations of abuse and understaffing. SENT: 269 words.

SPORTS:

BC-FBC--SIDELINE PROPS

College football sidelines across the country are featuring everything from wrestling-style robes to boxing gloves as teams conjure up creative ways to reward big plays. It’s not a new phenomenon, but schools are jumping into the arena and trying to mimic the success Miami had last season with its turnover chain. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 887 words. With AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

LAS VEGAS SHOOTING-IDAHO: Idaho attack survivors urged to apply for assistance

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