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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

January 29, 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 9 a.m.

MEDICAID EXPANSION-LAWSUIT

BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a lawsuit from a conservative group seeking to overturn a voter-passed initiative to expand Medicaid. By Keith Ridler. DEVELOPING.

LETHAL INJECTION-SECRECY

BOISE _ The Idaho Department of Correction made hundreds of redactions in documents on the state’s lethal injection procedures requested by a University of Idaho professor under the Public Records Act. The professor, Aliza Cover, has sued the state to gain access to the information. Redactions included names of execution team members, phone numbers and even information on hair stylists who might be able to cut the condemned inmates’ hair before an execution. By Rebecca Boone. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.

THE OLD MAN AND THE PLAY

WESTPORT, Conn. — When the 1958 film adaptation of “The Old Man and the Sea” hit theaters, Ernest Hemingway happened to be in New York City to watch the World Series and invited his close friend A.E. Hotchner to go see the movie with him. By Kristen De Groot. SENT: 990 words. AP Photos.

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