BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage, ID
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Stories should be in plain text format.
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Idaho at 2 p.m.
PENDLETON, Ore._ As the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge unfolded in early 2016, Jay Bowerman watched with growing incredulity. The feeling escalated as the armed militants protested federal regulations regarding public lands by squatting for 41 days inside the headquarters of the federal bird refuge. By Kathy Aney of East Oregonian. SENT: 780 words.
_ FATAL FIRE-BOY _ Firefighters found a 2-year-old boy dead during a blaze in an Idaho house.
_ KINDERGARTEN ONLINE READINESS_ A $14.2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow children in Idaho and other rural states to prepare for kindergarten through an online program.