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AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID

November 20, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:45 p.m.

Eds note: Story on the morning digest slugged LITTLE-TRANSITION TEAM will not move this cycle.

WASTE SITE EXPLOSION

BOISE — Air monitoring systems were set up Tuesday to check for low-level nuclear radiation and other harmful contaminants following a powerful weekend blast at a hazardous waste site in Idaho that killed a worker, destroyed a building and damaged other structures, an official said. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 426 words.

PREGNANT WOMAN KILLED

JACKSON, Wyo. — A Wyoming man charged with killing his girlfriend in Idaho in July 2016 argues the death of her unborn baby does not qualify as a second murder that makes him eligible for the death penalty. Attorneys for 41-year-old Erik Ohlson of Jackson say it’s “legal insanity” for Idaho law to protect a first trimester fetus under the homicide law but not under the abortion law. SENT: 343 words.

ARMED BURGLARY-SENTENCE

BOISE — A convicted murderer has been ordered to serve 25 years in prison for burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for breaking into an Idaho woman’s home with a weapon. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

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OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING: Police: Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting

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