BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am
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.
BOISE _ Idaho’s legislative budget writing committee hears an update on Idaho’s economic outlook and considers proposals from the Idaho Tax Commission, state treasurer, secretary of state and other entities. Keith Ridler monitoring. May write on merits.
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BOISE _ The Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee considers a proposed bill from the Board of Medicine. Rebecca Boone monitoring. May write on merits.
BOISE _ A government board that makes recommendations on U.S. Department of Energy facilities plans to hold a public hearing concerning the rupture of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 500 words.
OBIT-CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZER
JACKSON, Miss. _ A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation at a Mississippi lunch counter in the 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho. By Emily Wagster Pettus. SENT: 640 words. WITH AP Photos.
BOISE _ The state Legislature’s House Health and Welfare committee is recommending approval of a rule that adds a second meningococcal vaccine dose to the list of school-required vaccinations. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 330 words.
AVALANCHE DEATH: Authorities identify man killed in Wyoming avalanche
MANSLAUGHTER-POOL CUE DEATH: Eastern Idaho man sent to prison for brother’s manslaughter