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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

August 6, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TAOS, N.M. — Authorities announced Monday the arrests of three women believed to be the mothers of 11 children who were found in a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico, living in filth. Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe says authorities still are looking for a boy reported missing from Georgia’s Clayton county since December 2017. He was not among the children at the compound. UPCOMING: 450 words.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019. Institute spokesman Michael Levin told The Associated Press that researchers are examining data on diet and radiation exposure and expect to finish the study by early next year. By Russell Contreras. MOVED: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.


PASADENA, Calif. — The state of California and three environmental advocacy groups argue before an appeals court panel that the Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental reviews that have helped clear the way for the president’s prized border wall with Mexico. A lower court judge sided with the president. UPCOMING: 400 words.


— FATAL SHOOTING-ALBUQUERQUE: Police say a man is dead after a shooting in downtown Albuquerque. Police spokesman Simon Drobik identified the victim Monday as 25-year-old Gerard Fraire.



DENVER — The Colorado Rockies return home to host Pittsburgh on Monday night after going 2-5 on a road swing. The Rockies will send lefty Kyle Freeland to the mound, while the Pirates counter with righty Joe Musgrove. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:40 p.m. ET.


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