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AP-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

October 11, 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.

ELECTION-PROP 1

BOISE — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter, Boise Mayor Dave Bieter and other politicians offer remarks in support of a ballot measure seeking to legalize historical horse racing devices that opponents contend are the equivalent of illegal slot machines. By Keith Ridler. Story upcoming following 2:30 p.m. news conference.

NATURAL GAS-IDAHO

BOISE — Idaho officials sought to force a Texas oil company to turn over records following an evaluation showing what the state calls “discrepancies” involving production records. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 545 words.

TEACHER SENTENCED

MERIDAN — A southwest Idaho high school teacher who had sex with a student has been sentenced to 120 days in jail and must register as a sex offender for the rest of her life. SENT: 278 words.

CENTRAL IDAHO-SHEEP RANCHING

BELLEVUE — On a recent Friday morning in September, rancher John Peavey stood waiting outside Wood River Welding on Main Street in Bellevue. His flock, the 2,800 ewes of the Flat Top Sheep Co., was waiting, too, 10 miles south of town. Peavey’s trailer broke an axle hauling the metal piping of a portable corral to meet them for shearing, an annual rite of fall. By Mark Dee of the Idaho Mountain Express. SENT: 1700 words.

ALSO:

SULFURIC ACID SPILL: Idaho man faces misdemeanor after sulfuric acid road spill (upcoming)

IDAHO INMATES-TEXAS: Idaho sends another 150 inmates to Texas due to overcrowding

MADISON COUNTY-RANSOMWARE: Ransomware attack knocks out E. Idaho county’s system

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