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AP-ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, ID

August 7, 2018

Good afternoon! 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:15 p.m.


BOISE — Idaho correction officials may ask state lawmakers for a 20 percent increase to their budget to keep up with the state’s spiking prison population. By Kimberlee Kruesi. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.


BOISE — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government doesn’t have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm involving legal arguments behind President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


COEUR D’ALENE — A man who pleaded guilty to robbing and murdering a Coeur d’Alene resident in October 2016 will spend at least 30 years in prison. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


RANCHING STANDOFF-FBI AGENT: Jurors view truck of man killed during Ore. refuge standoff

FATAL SHOOTING-MANHUNT: N. Idaho police search for suspect following fatal shooting

NEVADA EXECUTION: 15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

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