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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID

November 16, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:15 p.m.


WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 433 words. With AP Photo.


BOISE — The driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show in Boise has been sentenced to 180 days in jail with all but seven days suspended. UPCOMING: 250 words.



GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s postseason possibilities are promising, especially after finishing 4-7 last year, losing consecutive games by a combined 40 points in the last month and needing two of the largest comebacks in school history to beat Vanderbilt and South Carolina. The 15th-ranked Gators likely would land a spot in a New Year’s Six bowl with victories against Idaho and rival Florida State. The first part of Florida’s path comes Saturday in the Swamp, when the Gators (7-3, No. 13 CFP) host seemingly overmatched Idaho (4-6) of the Football Championship Subdivision. By Mark Long. SENT: 634 words. With AP Photos.


LITTLE-CHIEF OF STAFF: Gov.-elect Little names chief of staff

IDAHO UNEMPLOYMENT: Idaho unemployment remains at 2.7 percent

HUMAN REMAINS FOUND: Northern Idaho human remains could be 200 years old

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