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

July 13, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

NEW MEXOCO GOVERNOR’S RACE-FACT CHECK

SANTA FE, N.M. — Congresswoman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham is touting a reduction in drug overdoses during her past tenure as New Mexico’s health secretary, but that was only true for some drugs and not overall. By Morgan Lee. UPCOMING: 130 words, longer version, photos.

NEW MEXICO TEST SCORES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some rural New Mexico school districts with large Native American student populations continue to struggle on the state’s standardized test even as Native Americans statewide show progress. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 400 words.

POMPEO-MEXICO

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations — or make them worse. By Susannah George. SENT: 600 words, photos.

ALSO:

— HOSPITAL FURLOUGHS: A struggling hospital in western New Mexico near the Navajo Nation has placed some employees on furlough this summer.

— NEW MEXICO DEPUTY SHOOTING: The New Mexico Attorney General’s office says it will review a request for an investigation into Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales, who’s accused of retaliating against a deputy after he testified in a wrongful death lawsuit against the department.

— SANTA FE-CENSUS: The mayor of New Mexico’s capital is urging residents to oppose the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.

— DETECTIVE-FALSE REPORTING: A detective in southern New Mexico is facing charges of falsely reporting a child rape suspect.

SPORTS:

BBO--MARINERS-ROCKIES

DENVER — Rockies RHP Antonio Senzatela (3-2, 5.34 ERA) opens a three-game home series against Seattle on Friday night while Mariners RHP Christian Bergman, who threw seven scoreless innings May 16 in his only major league appearance this season, will be recalled Friday to start the series opener at Colorado. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.

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