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

July 9, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 MEXICO GOVERNOR’S RACE-TAX PLEDGE

SANTA FE, N.M. — The Republican candidate for governor of New Mexico has signed a pledge to oppose tax increases if elected even as the state struggles to shore up its credit rating and address public pension liabilities. By Morgan Lee. AP Photos. UPCOMING: 300 words.

OIL AND GAS-CARLSBAD

ARTESIA, N.M. An Artesia-based oil company is close to finalizing numerous leases with mineral rights owners in Carlsbad as it moves ahead with plans to drill under the southeastern New Mexico city. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IMMIGRATION-SEPARATING FAMILIES

SAN DIEGO — The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases. By Elliot Spagat. AP Photos. SENT: 350 words.

ALSO:

— STATE TROOPER-METHAMPHETAMINE: A New Mexico state police officer is facing charges after prosecutors say he tried to give methamphetamine to a woman and marijuana to a 16-year-old girl.

— REPUBLICAN-SECRETARY OF STATE:A former Trump administration appointee who recently came in third in a GOP congressional primary is now the Republican candidate for New Mexico secretary of state.

SPORTS:

BKN--SUMMER LEAGUE RDP

LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. Games Monday include: Pelicans-Pistons, Pacers-Cavaliers, Hornets-Celtics, Bucks-Nuggets, Nets-Timberwolves, Raptors-Thunder, Wizards-76ers, Warriors-Mavericks, Magic-Suns, Clippers-Rockets. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos. Games start at 3 EST

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