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AP-NM--New Mexico News Digest, NM

August 11, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

BORDER PATROL-JOBS

EL PASO, Texas — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has hundreds of vacancies for law enforcement officers to fill nationwide, and El Paso and Columbus, New Mexico, are among the areas where there are job openings now. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos.

ALSO:

— NEW MEXICO SCHOOL SHOOTING-INVESTIGATION: A new report says a man accused of killing two students during a New Mexico school shooting visited “Neo-Nazi: websites and sought out people obsessed with school shootings.

— RECREATION AREA REOPENING: A recreation area in Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico is about to reopen for public use after being closed several years because of a safety hazard.

RECREATION AREA REOPENIING

TAOS, N.M. — A recreation area in Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico is about to reopen for public use after being closed several years because of a safety hazard. Forest officials say Canjilon Lakes Recreational Area will reopen Aug. 22 after being closed in 2014 for removal of dead trees that created hazardous conditions for visitors and employees.

SPORTS:

BBN--DODGERS-ROCKIES

DENVER — Rockies lefty Kyle Freeland feels right at home at Coors Field. The Denver native takes a 7-2 mark and a 2.18 ERA at home this season into the game Saturday against Los Angeles. The Dodgers will throw Walker Buehler. By Dennis Georgatos. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time is 8:10 p.m. EDT.

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