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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

May 15, 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. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400. Please submit your best stories through email to apboise@ap.org. Stories should be in plain text format.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Idaho at 8:30 a.m.


BOISE — We will be covering Idaho’s primary election throughout the day and into the late night, updating throughout with color, spot developments, early results and final results. By Kimberlee Kruesi and Rebecca Boone. UPCOMING: Developing throughout day. Polls close at 8 p.m. MDT but results won’t begin until 9 p.m. MDT, when polls close in the northern half of the state. WITH AP Photos.

WITH BC-ID--IDAHO PRIMARY-THE LATEST, short, chronological news updates as they develop throughout the day. WITH AP Photos.

WITH BC-ID--IDAHO PRIMARY-GOVERNOR, detailing the results as they come in of the gubernatorial race. UPCOMING: News alert, The Latest, and approx. 300-word mainbar. WITH AP Photos.

WITH BC-ID--IDAHO PRIMARY-1st DISTRICT, detailing the results as they come in of 1st District Congressional race. UPCOMING: 250 words as develops. AP Photos pursuing.

WITH BC-ID--IDAHO PRIMARY-SUPERINTENDENT, detailing the results as they come in of Superintendent of Public Schools race. UPCOMING: 200 words as develops. AP Photos pursuing.

PLEASE NOTE: We are looking for election photos from around the state - please share your newsroom’s best pics with AP. Thank you!


Tuesday’s primary elections will begin to settle swing state Pennsylvania’s chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago. Pennsylvania primary voters will also decide the fate of President Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Senate. Idaho voters are set to pick their Republican gubernatorial nominee, while heavily Republican Nebraska and Democratic-leaning Oregon are also holding primaries Tuesday. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 870 words.


HAILEY — A new Idaho animal shelter will feature a “cat cafe,” where potential pet owners can order a coffee or cookies and go into a petting area to socialize with the shelter’s felines. SENT: 300 words.


SMALL PLANE CRASH: Searchers recover Boise man’s body after small plane crash

NEWSPAPER INVESTIGATION-EXEMPT: AG: ‘The Idahoan’ qualifies as a newspaper

MOUNTAIN BIKING FATAL: Mountain biker dies in Boise foothills

ATV FATAL: 1 person killed in eastern Idaho ATV crash

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