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

October 12, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The first public debate in New Mexico’s unusual three-way Senate race pits an incumbent Democrat against a GOP Trump loyalist and former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. By Morgan Lee. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Update, then longer version.

IN BRIEF:

— NMSU-CHINESE COLLABORATION: New Mexico State University has teamed up with Changchun Institute of Technology to increase opportunities for Chinese students to pursue graduate studies in engineering.

SPORTS

FBC--FIVE THINGS TO KNOW FOR WEEK 7

The title chases in each of the conferences are starting to come into focus now that the college football season has reached its midway point. No. 2 Georgia’s visit to No. 13 LSU headlines a weekend full of intriguing matchups. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

FBN--BIG MOUTHS

They are called Diva Receivers for a reason. We tend to find out why when NFL pass catchers open their mouths. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. UPCOMING for weekend Use: 700 words, photos.

BBN--NLCS

MILWAUKEE — Ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw takes the mound for the opener of the NLCS as the Los Angeles Dodgers try to end the Brewers’ 11-game winning streak. Lefty Gio Gonzalez goes for Milwaukee. By Genaro C. Armas. Upcoming: 750 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CDT.

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