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

October 4, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES-NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico’s Republican governor is ordering state agencies and boards to reduce requirements and fees for occupational licenses in dozens of professions to make it easier for people to enter the workforce. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.

WARMING-WIND POWER

WASHINGTON — If the U.S. ramped up its wind turbines, it could temporarily warm parts of the nation more than climate change from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels, a new Harvard study says. In some places, wind farms are warming nights up to 2 1/2 degrees. By Science Writer Seth Borenstein. UPCOMING: 600 words, photo.

ENDANGERED FISH-COLORADO RIVER

DENVER — Another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled back from the brink of extinction, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the Southwestern U.S. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 870 words, photos.

ICYMI: IMMIGRATION TEMPORARY STATUS

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from ending protections that allowed immigrants from four countries to live and work legally in the United States, saying the move would cause “irreparable harm and great hardship.” By Robert Jablon and Sudhin Thanawala. SENT: 760 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— VETERANS-INTERMENTS: State officials say they will hold a funeral Thursday for nine deceased U.S. military veterans who were indigent or whose bodies were not claimed by relatives.

SPORTS

BBN-NLDS--ROCKIES-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE — The NL-best Milwaukee Brewers play their first postseason game in seven years when they open their Division Series matchup against the Colorado Rockies. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 750 words, photos. Game starts 4:07 p.m. CDT.

FBN--BRONCOS-JETS PREVIEW

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Von Miller saw something special in Sam Darnold even before the NFL draft. The Denver Broncos star linebacker says he would have picked him with the No. 1 overall pick. Miller will be doing his best to help make life miserable for the New York Jets rookie quarterback when the teams meet Sunday at MetLife Stadium. By Pro Football Writer Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 6 p.m. EDT.

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