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AP-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX

July 10, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 972-991-2100.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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SAN DIEGO — Dozens of immigrant children will be released from detention centers and reunited with their parents Tuesday. A government lawyer said Monday at least 54 children under the age of 5 would join their parents by a court-ordered deadline, only about half the 100 or so children covered by the order. By Elliot Spagat. SENT: 780 words, with photos. Will be updated.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he has a solution to the federal government missing a court-imposed deadline to reunite migrant children with their families: “Tell people not to come to our country illegally.” On Monday, Trump’s administration acknowledged it would not meet a Tuesday deadline set by a San Diego federal judge to reunite detained children under 5 with their families. SENT: 120 words, will be updated.


SAN LEON, Texas — Crews are putting millions of pounds of Kentucky limestone on the floor of a Texas bay for a 21-acre oyster reef on a private lease. The Galveston County Daily News reports San Leon-based Prestige Oysters held a blessing ceremony Monday for the oyster cultch in Galveston Bay. The mass of stones, broken shells and grit will form the bed off San Leon, 40 miles southeast of Houston. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words, pursuing photos. Moving on news & business lines.


BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s attorney general is suing the Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline over agricultural land the company owns along the pipeline route, which violates state law. An American Indian activist accused of starting a riot during protests against the pipeline is trying to use the lawsuit in his defense. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 300 words.






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