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BC-NM--New Mexico News Coverage Advisory, NM

February 13, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE IN INDIAN COUNTRY

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ Lawmakers in several states have proposed legislation calling for examinations into the deaths and disappearances of Native American women amid concerns law enforcement lacks the data and resources needed to tackle a problem described by some as a deepening crisis. By Mary Hudetz. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

LEGISLATURE-NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE, N.M. _ Democrats test the New Mexico Legislature’s appetite for signature proposals on gun control, raising the minimum wage, climate change and health care, with crucial votes scheduled on the House and Senate floors. By Morgan Lee. UPCOMING: 130 words, with updates into the evening, photos.

TRUMP-BORDER SECURITY

WASHINGTON _ Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he’s been demanding for his Mexican border wall. By Jill Colvin, Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram and Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1,200 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Developments expected, bill text to be released late in the day, 900 words by 5 p.m. EST., photos.

With:

_ BORDER SECURITY-WHO WON: The undisputed grand prize at stake for President Donald Trump in the border security talks was money for his proposed wall with Mexico. He flat out got much less than he demanded. But Democrats gave ground, too. By Alan Fram. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.

MEXICO-EL CHAPO-CARTEL ENDURES

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa cartel marches on despite the arrest, extradition and now conviction in New York of its notorious leader, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, and the proof of this lies is in huge, multi-drug shipments detected on the border in recent weeks. By Maria Vera and Mark Stevenson. SENT: 1,080 words.

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_ EL CHAPO-PRISON _ Experts say Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will likely be sentenced to the ADX Supermax in Florence, Colorado, the most secure prison ever constructed in the United States. The facility houses some of the most notorious criminals to ever set foot in an American courtroom, including “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski and Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 790 words, photos.

ICYMI: US-BORDER-AGENT-KILLING

TUCSON, Ariz. _ A man accused of pulling the trigger in the 2010 shooting death of a Border Patrol agent in the southern Arizona desert is convicted of first-degree murder and other charges. SENT: 330 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ DE ANZA REDEVELOPMENT: An ongoing effort to redevelop another old motel along historic Route 66 is getting an infusion of cash from Bernalillo County.

SPORTS:

BKC--SAN JOSE STATE-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ San Jose State plays New Mexico at Dreamstyle Arena.

BKN--KINGS-NUGGETS

DENVER _ The Sacramento Kings visit the Denver Nuggets.

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