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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory

March 13, 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.

1:35 p.m.

GRAND TETON-CELL TOWERS

CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ People who have long been critical of a plan to put more cell towers in Grant Teton National Park are getting the opportunity to officially weigh in on the project. Grand Teton National Park in western Wyoming seeks thoughts from the public on plans for a new network of cell towers amid questions about how the National Park Service balances public safety with the experience of wilderness. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 550 words.

MATERNAL DEATHS-STUDY PANEL

BOISE _ A bill to determine why so many Idaho women die while pregnant or from childbirth-related complications is headed to the governor’s desk. The legislation to create a panel of doctors and medical professionals to study maternal deaths passed the Senate easily on Tuesday, The Post Register reported. SENT: 270 words.

WILD HORSE ADOPTION

BOISE _ The federal government could pay up to $1,000 to people who adopt wild horses thanks to a new incentive program that aims to reduce the animals’ chronic overpopulation. The Idaho Statesman reports that a release Tuesday from the Bureau of Land Management says adopters can receive $500 within 60 days of purchasing an animal, with an additional $500 available after the animal is titled — one year after the adoption date. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m.

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