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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ID

April 11, 2019

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.

INTERSTATE HEMP

BOISE _ A House committee will consider legislation allowing hemp-loaded trucks to cross Idaho — where hemp is illegal. Keith Ridler staffing. Will write on merits.

RULES-IDAHO

BOISE _ A Senate committee is scheduled to introduce must-pass legislation involving administrative rules after killing legislation a day earlier because of an amendment added by the House that senators found objectionable. Keith Ridler staffing. Will write on merits.

DESTINED TO BURN-TREATING THE LANDSCAPE

CHICO, Calif. _ With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state’s best tools toward preventing wildfires can’t be widely used. Still, there is growing agreement that the state must step up its use of forest management through prescribed burns and vegetation removal in an attempt to lessen the impact of wildfires. A collaborative story package by journalists from USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy, Media News and The Associated Press. SENT: 5300 words. WITH AP Photos.

DESTINED TO BURN-HOUSING STOCK

PARADISE, Calif. _ The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna’s father sped away from their Paradise home. “I thought, ‘Oh, well, the house is done,’” Oney Carrell said. A collaborative story package by journalists from USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy, Media News and The Associated Press. SENT: 3500 words. WITH AP Photos.

DESTINED TO BURN-WHO’S NEXT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Ritzy Los Angeles County suburbs. They all could be the next Paradise. A collaborative story package by journalists from USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy, Media News and The Associated Press. SENT: 4200 words. WITH AP Photos.

NORTHWEST FLOODING

PULLMAN, Wash. _ Officials in the adjacent college towns of Pullman, Washington, and Moscow, Idaho, are cleaning up after heavy rains produced flooding. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported that flood waters poured into homes and businesses starting on Tuesday afternoon. Pullman Fire Marshal Chris Wehrung said water damaged several businesses and forced some evacuations. SENT: 270 words.

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BALLOT INITIAITVES: House OKs bill requiring fiscal note on ballot initiatives

JUDGE ARREST-SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: Washington judge arrested in sexual misconduct investigation

FATAL TRENCH COLLAPSE: 2 dead after trench collapses in rural Idaho

NAVY BASE-CAPSIZED BARGE: Navy investigates capsized barge at northern Idaho base