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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

November 30, 2018

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 8:30 a.m.

STEELHEAD CLOSURE

LEWISTON — An organization of fishing guides, business owners and community members in west central Idaho concerned about the pending closure of steelhead season has formed. UPCOMING: 250 words.

ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-MORMON VOTERS

WASHINGTON — About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump’s approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters. And as Republican Sen. Mitt Romney prepares to join the new Congress in January, most voters in the predominantly Mormon state of Utah — 64 percent — would like to see the senator confront the president, AP VoteCast found. By Hannah Fingerhut and Brady McCombs. SENT: 1054 words. With AP Photo.

NATURAL GAS-IDAHO

BOISE — A Texas oil company has agreed to pay $4,000 for not complying with Idaho rules, state oil and gas regulators said. SENT: 323 words.

POLICE SHOOTING-TEEN

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who was shot by a Bannock County sheriff’s deputy after fleeing from a traffic stop in Chubbuck is expected to survive, authorities said.

SPORTS:

BC-BKC--MONTANA-WESTERN-IDAHO ST

POCATELLO — Brandon Boyd hit two 3-pointers and scored 15 and Gary Chivichyan added 10 points to help Idaho State rally for a 74-66 victory over NAIA-member Montana-Western on Thursday night. SENT: 200 words.

ALSO:

POLICE-RANCHER KILLED: Lawsuit in death of Idaho rancher settles for $2.6M

YELLOWSTONE BISON: Montana tribe rejects bison transfer deal

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