BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID
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Idaho at 2:30 p.m.
TRANSGENDER INMATE-GENDER SURGERY
BOISE _ A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men’s prison. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words by 4 p.m.
PRISON HEALTH CARE
BOISE _ Idaho’s state Board of Correction voted to extend its $46 million-plus-a-year contract with Corizon Health for inmate health care for another two years. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m.
HELLS CANYON COMPLEX-DEAL: Idaho utility, Idaho and Oregon make deal on fish passage
RAPE SENTENCE: S. Idaho man who raped boy gets 20 years in prison