Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
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Idaho at 1:45 p.m.
POWER STRUGGLE-IDAHO EMPLOYEE
BOISE — A power struggle between the Idaho House and Senate turned out to have big ramifications for a relatively unknown state employee who has toiled for three decades in an agency most people didn’t know existed. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 700 words. WITH AP Photos.
BOISE — A House panel on Monday nixed some searches of personal belongings at the Statehouse and other state government buildings out of concern such searches could be unconstitutional. SENT: 200 words.
DRIVE-IN THEATER DESTROYED
GRANGEVILLE — The screen of a 65-year-old drive-in movie theater in Idaho was destroyed by high winds and the owner says he hopes to rebuild. First, though, he needs to find someone who can do the specialized work. SENT: 340 words.
ARTS COMMISSION-ART THERAPY: House panel OKs Arts Commission plan to engage in art therapy
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