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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

September 18, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

BORDER AGENT ARRESTED-WOMEN KILLED

LAREDO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities say, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered. By Susan Montoya Bryan and Matt Sedensky. SENT: 750 words, photos, video.

REFUGEE LIMIT

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world’s danger zones. By Susannah George. SENT: 770 words, photos.

MEXICO-QUAKE ANNIVERSARY

MEXICO CITY — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states. Bureaucracy and physical and legal hurdles have delayed demolition of hundreds of tottering structures. And corruption has continually undermines attempts to enforce building codes. By Mark Stevenson and Peter Orsi. SENT: 1,370 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

NEW MEXICO-TRUMP: New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has traveled to Washington to attend a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration hosted by President Donald Trump. SENT: 130 words.

NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE: A national consumer advocacy group is joining the fight against a proposed nuclear waste storage site in southeastern New Mexico. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

BBN--ROCKIES-DODGERS LOS ANGELES — Joc Pederson hit two homers, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies. By Doug Padilla. SENT: 700 words, photos.

— FORMER ATHLETE KILLED-GOLF COURSE — A former Iowa State University golfer has been found dead at a golf course, and a man has been charged with murder. SENT: 360 words.

— NIKE PURCHASE-RHODE ISLAND — A Rhode Island town council has voted to ask its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, one of a handful of local governments or agencies that have called for boycotts in recent weeks. By Jennifer McDermott. SENT: 400 words, photos.

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