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BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ID

April 8, 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 8:40 a.m.

BALLOT INITIATIVES

BOISE _ Legislation involving ballot initiatives is scheduled to be introduced Monday. Keith Ridler staffing. Will write on merits. 

COMPOSTING HUMAN WASTE

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho _ Mike Anderson ate stir-fried squash last summer that excited his palate. His mother-in-law used the squash grown in local compost to prepare a dish that was marvelous, despite Anderson’s initial coolness. By Ralph Bartholdt. SENT: 870 words.

FATAL SIDEWALK CRASH

BOISE _ An Idaho driver charged with second-degree murder in the death of two pedestrians on a sidewalk will change his plea. SENT: 240 words.

MISSING MOUSEKETEER

PORTLAND, Ore. _ Police in southern Oregon have found a body at the home of a missing man who was an original member of Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.” SENT: 280 words.

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IDAHO SHERIFF-ARREST _ The sheriff of a southern Idaho county has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child.

POWER POLE-CAR _ The CEO of Seattle City Light says more than two dozen power poles that collapsed near the Museum of Flight underwent a “full inspection” three years ago.

YELLOWSTONE ELK _ Wildlife officials say Yellowstone National Park’s northern elk herd count is down and that the herd will likely be affected by fewer calves surviving winter.