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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

March 1, 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 8:30 a.m.

XGR-FIRST RESPONDERS-PTSD

BOISE _ Legislation identifying post-traumatic stress disorder as an occupational injury sustained by Idaho’s emergency responders passed the House on Thursday and is heading to Gov. Brad Little. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 400 words.

IDAHO ROADS-POPULATION GROWTH

IDAHO FALLS _ Idaho roads and the groups that maintain them need more attention as the state continues to grow, according to an infrastructure study published by a group of civil engineers. SENT: 360 words.

PRISON GUARD SENTENCING

BOISE _ Two former Idaho Department of Corrections officers were sentenced this week for their part in a scheme that they thought was a drug trafficking operation inside prisons. SENT: 300 words.

WESTERN STORMS-THE LATEST

GUERNEVILLE, Calif. _ A Northern California river that surged over its banks after days of rain has flooded some 2,000 homes, businesses and other buildings. SENT: 1800 words. May be updated.

ALSO:

XGR-CHILD MARRIAGE: House kills legislation setting Idaho minimum marriage age

XGR-IDAHO-MINING LAW: House approves updates to Idaho mining law despite concerns

PEDESTRIAN KILLED: Vehicle collides with 2 pedestrians in Boise, killing woman

XGR-WOLF CONTROL-IDAHO: Bill to keep Idaho wolf control board running becomes law

XGR-CHILD ABUSE: House panel OKs new wording involving child abuse victims

XGR-NEEDLE EXCHANGE: Idaho House committee approves needle exchange program

SPORTS:

BKC-PORTLAND ST-IDAHO: Nuhu blocks Idaho comeback in Portland State’s 67-65 win

FBC-MARSHALL-BOISE ST: Marshall-Boise State game date moved to Friday, Sept. 6