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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

June 11, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

GRADUATION ALTERNATIVES

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico public education officials are considering a proposal that would narrow the path for students to use alternative methods to graduate if they fail to get high enough scores on competency tests. UPCOMING: 350 words.

TRUMP LAWYER-IMMIGRATION FIRM — AT&T and drug giant Novartis got nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for help with business, but a Florida immigration firm that tapped him appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted. By Business Writer Bernard Condon. SENT: 1,170 words, photos.

ALSO:

—COLORADO WILDFIRES: Over 2,800 square miles (7,252 square kilometers) of public land in southwestern Colorado will be closed to campers, hikers and bikers because of the fire danger. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

GLF--US OPEN-KEY ANNIVERSARIES.

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y — A look at key anniversaries in the US Open. By AP Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

COMMENTARY

GLF--TIM DAHLBERG-TIGER WOODS

As Tiger Woods docks his yacht near Shinnecock Hills this week, he’s still a golfing enigma of sorts. His scores are decent, if not spectacular, but he’s yet to win and has only been in serious contention once in nine tournaments this year. Is the real Tiger finally back? By Sports Columnist Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 880 words.

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