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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

November 19, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 505-822-9022 or apalbuquerque@ap.org

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

ABORTION LEGISLATION-NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE, N.M. — Democrats in the New Mexico Legislature are laying plans to end a decades-old ban on abortion that came before the landmark Supreme Court case. State Rep. Joanne Ferrary of Las Cruces said last week that removes the state’s criminal ban on abortion in case the U.S. Supreme Court overturns a 1973 decision that made the procedure legal nationwide. By Morgan Lee. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words.

QUESTIONABLE MEMORIALS-NATIVE AMERICANS

SANTA FE, N.M. — The capital city in the state with the largest percentage of Hispanic residents in the United States is shelving a plan to review its contentious monuments. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports aides to Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber said last week he is not focusing on a proposal to re-examine monuments connected to the city’s bloody past. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

—HOUSE REPUBLICANS — New Mexico House Republicans, who lost multiple seats in this month’s election, have chosen a new minority leader.

—TROUBLED SCHOOL DISTRICT— A recently hired interim superintendent of a troubled New Mexico school district once was arrested for public intoxication and accused of leaving two preschool-age children alone while she went to a nightclub.

—NAVAJO-DROUGHT PROTECTION— Outgoing Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has extended the tribe’s crop insurance amid ongoing extreme drought conditions.

SPORTS

FBC--CRUMBLING COLORADO

BOULDER, Colo. — Mired in a six-game slump, the Colorado Buffaloes fired coach Mike MacIntyre. Now they have to quickly regroup because with a win on Saturday at California, the team becomes bowl eligible. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 7 p.m. EST.

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