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

May 23, 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 8:25 a.m.

UTAH SHOOTING-ARMED SUSPECT

BOISE _ Idaho State Police say a manhunt is under way in southern Idaho for a man suspected in a fatal shooting in Utah. Police say 45-year-old Jonathan Llana is a homicide suspect in the case, and they describe him as being armed and dangerous. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 9:30 a.m. Developing story. May be expanded. AP Photos pursuing.

ENDANGERED WOLVES-ILLEGAL KILLINGS

RALEIGH, N.C. _ Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets. The number of red wolves roaming the forests of North Carolina has plunged to fewer than three dozen in recent years — the most precarious position of any U.S. wolf species. By Jonathan Drew, Susan Montoya Bryan and Matthew Brown. SENT: 1150 words. WITH AP Photos.

POWER GRID-CYBERSECURITY

BOISE — Federal officials are taking public comments on a plan to build a 16.5-mile (27-kilometer) powerline at an eastern Idaho nuclear site as part of a cybersecurity effort to bolster protections for the nation’s electric grid. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 500 words.

OREGON-RAVENS

PORTLAND, Ore. — Environmental advocates in Oregon have criticized a state plan to kill more than 1,000 ravens to help save the greater sage grouse, officials said. SENT: 279 words.

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