AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID
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Idaho at 2 p.m.
GRIZZLIES AND WOLVES
BILLINGS, Mont. — Galvanized by court rulings protecting grizzly bears and gray wolves, Congressional Republicans on Wednesday launched a push for sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act despite strong objections from Democrats and wildlife advocates who called the effort a “wildlife extinction package.” By Matthew Brown. SENT: 870 words. WITH AP Photos.
WITH BC-US-- Grizzlies and Wolves-The Latest
MERIDIAN — The city of Meridian is the latest municipality in the state to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Idaho’s Legislature has so far refused to pass a bill that would add such protections to the state’s human rights act. But since 2011, 14 cities have taken action. SENT: 330 words.
ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-WASHINGTON TUITION-FACT CHECK
SPOKANE, Wash. — Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers contends in a television ad that her Democratic opponent Lisa Brown voted to raise college tuition in Washington by more than 80 percent while serving as a state lawmaker. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 370 words.
TED NATT AWARD: Oregonian wins 2018 Natt Award
MALICIOUS HARASSMENT TRIAL:
FATAL TEEN SHOOTING: