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

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. —American Indian tribes are welcoming an opportunity to offer sports betting in potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize it. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 740 words, photos.


SANTA FE, N.M. — Democratic congressional candidates in New Mexico are getting creative with ads against President Trump. A new ad portrays a candidate with an immigrant background being hauled away by ICE agents. UPCOMING: 250 words.


WASHINGTON — The Health and Human Services Department is considering housing at military bases those children picked up crossing the U.S. border illegally either alone or after being separated from their parents by the government, according to two U.S. officials. By Lolita C. Baldor and Alan Fram. SENT: 70 words, photos.


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — One of the largest Native American tribes is the first community in the U.S. to implement a hepatitis C elimination program to treat its citizens; federal officials say the initiative could serve as a national model. By Justin Juozapavicius. SENT: 760 words, photos.


— HIGH SCHOOL-CHEATING SCANDAL: Dozens of students at a southern New Mexico high school are facing allegations that they hacked into an online program and changed their grades.

— CHILE-RURAL TRANSORTATION: A southern New Mexico county has opted not to expand its rural transportation service a village known as the “chile capital of the world.”

— GUN-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: New Mexico woman is accused of hiding a handgun on the grounds of an elementary school.



MIAMI — One-quarter of the way into the season, the defending NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers are off to their worst start in 60 years. Lately they’re even losing to bad teams. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m. EDT MST, photos.


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