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BC-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

May 20, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

AP EXPLAINS-IMMIGRANT ENTRANCE EXAMS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ President Donald Trump’s proposal to require a civics test for some immigrants to enter the U.S. is similar to other entrance exam requirements from puzzles and literacy tests adopted throughout U.S. history. By Russell Contreras. AP Photos. UPCOMING: 600 words.

IMPOSSIBLE SAUSAGE-PIZZA

DETROIT _ Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday at 58 restaurants in Fort Myers, Florida; Yakima, Washington; and Albuquerque, New Mexico. By Dee-Ann Durbin. SENT: 380 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ NEW MEXICO-ACCIDENT BILLS _ A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions.

SPORTS:

BBA--MARINERS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas _ Rangers lefty Mike Minor struck out a career-high 13 while allowing one run and three hits when he last faced Seattle in a 15-1 win on April 27. The loser that game was Mike Leake, who will be matched up against Minor again in a series opener. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CT.

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