BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ID
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 8:15 a.m.
BOISE — A federal judge has reduced a $1.8 million award given to a former Idaho Department of Correction employee who sued over a hostile work environment because it exceeds the maximum amount allowed under federal law. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 400 words.
BOISE — Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little is taking public comments on his plan to cut or simplify regulations in what he says are a third of all chapters in the state’s administrative rules book. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 488 words.
BOISE — Idaho Gov. Brad Little, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and a financial expert will examine how the Idaho Land Board should invest $240 million from the sale of hundreds of residential home sites as well as commercial real estate properties. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 415 words.
FATAL CRASH-TRUCKING COMPANIES TRIAL
PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal jury in Oregon has awarded nearly $27 million in damages against two trucking companies and their drivers who lawyers say were involved in a road rage episode that killed a motorist. SENT: 530 words.
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.
WENDY’S WORKER ABDUCTED
SURPRISE, Ariz. — A 17-year-old girl abducted from an Idaho fast-food restaurant where she worked was found safe in Arizona on Tuesday and the man accused of taking her was jailed on a $1 million bond, authorities said. SENT: 267 words.
LAND BOARD-RULE MAKING: Idaho state lands agency reviews administrative rules
LAND BOARD-VETERANS’ HOME: Idaho officials accept land donation for veterans’ home
LAWMAKERS-SNAKE RIVER DAMS: Inslee OKs funding to study removal of Snake River dams
APPLES-TARIFFS: Apple growers pleased with end of tariffs by Mexico
FATAL CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT: 1 worker dead in Fruitland construction accident
WENDY’S WORKER ABDUCTED: Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona
EXPLOSION-TEENAGER DIES: Eastern Idaho boy dies in backyard explosion
SEX TRAFFICKER SENTENCD: Seattle man gets 23 years in prison for sex trafficking
RAFTING DEATH: Man killed in rafting accident on Grand Teton’s Snake River