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AP-NM--New Mexico News Digest, NM

November 26, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

US MEDICAL MARIJUANA-EMPLOYMENT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some medical marijuana patients in New Mexico are finding a hard time gaining employment thanks to federal requirements on drug testing and a lack of flexibility for applicants, especially in places like Los Alamos National Lab. UPCOMING: 300 words. AP Photos

MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN

TIJUANA, Mexico — Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border. Mexico’s Interior Ministry said Sunday it would immediately deport those who tried to “violently” enter the U.S. from Tijuana. Meanwhile, Tijuana’s municipal government said that more than three-dozen migrants were arrested for disturbing the peace and other charges stemming from the march and what followed. By Christopher Sherman. SENT: 990 words. AP photos.

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CARDINALS-EMBARRASSED AGAIN

TEMPE, Ariz. — A very bad season just got worse for the Arizona Cardinals and their embattled first--year coach Steve Wilks. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 600 words by 7 p.m., ET. AP Photos.

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