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AP-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

November 16, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

OIL BOOM-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico oil and gas regulators are being pressured to delay a decision on an application by a Texas-based company that seeks to ease restrictions on well locations in one of the nation’s oldest producing basins. By Susan Montoya Bryan. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Expanded version.

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW MEXICO-VOTE COUNT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A hearing is set Friday for a New Mexico Republican who is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided a closely watched U.S. House race in New Mexico to the Democrat. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

MIGRANT CARAVAN

TIJUANA, Mexico — Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on a crowded, adjoining courtyard. A woman dabbed her crying, naked toddler with a moist cloth. By Elliot Spagat. SENT: 940 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— FORMER UNM AD-BANK RECORDS: Authorities have seized the bank records of the wife of former University of New Mexico Athletic Director Paul Krebs as they continue to investigate the athletics department’s finances.

SPORTS:

FBC--NOBOISE STATE-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — No. 23 Boise State has a critical game coming up in the MWC Mountain Divison against Utah State but first the Broncos must face last place New Mexico. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. MST.

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