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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage, ID

December 25, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1 a.m.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — An Ashton man was driving along Fisherman’s Drive in Ashton on Oct. 20 when he saw a pheasant near the road. He stepped out of his car and shot the bird. It would have been a good shot if the man hadn’t broken Fish and Game rules in the process. The bird was on private property, and the shooter was still standing on the road when he fired the shot. A witness contacted law enforcement. An AP Member Exchange by Jonathan Hogan, Post Register. SENT: 700 words.


_EAGLES RETURN: Scores of eagles are back at Lake Coeur d’Alene.

_RECYCLING VIOLATIONS: Latah Sanitation workers have placed 1,662 contamination tags on recycling carts in Moscow, Idaho, since Nov. 1.

_DISABILITY LAWSUIT-SETTLEMENT: Meridian-based Jackson Energy has agreed to pay $158,000 to a former dispatcher.

_LANKFORD MURDER TRIAL: Mark Lankford’s latest retrial on a decades-old murder has been moved to September 2019.

_IDAHO SCHOOLS-NEW WEBSITE: The Idaho State Department of Education has rolled out a website.

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