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AP-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

November 13, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

DOMINANT DEMOCRATS-NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE, N.M. — Past excesses haunt New Mexico Democrats as they claim nearly unchecked power in all three branches of state government and reach for progressive reforms in education, public safety and energy regulation. Republicans are faced with rebuilding from scratch in an anti-Trump border state. By Morgan Lee. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.

ALBUQUERQUE-BUSINESS SHOOTING

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police say the suspect in the shooting of three people at a food distribution warehouse in New Mexico’s most populous city has been found dead. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE-NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers are scheduled to review proposed criminal justice legislation Tuesday, including bills aimed at fixing the state’s broken parole system. By Mary Hudetz. UPCOMING: Developing from morning legislative meeting.

BLOWOUT-PUBLIC LAND DRILLING

CARLSBAD, N.M. — The Bureau of Land Management is making it easier to produce oil and gas on federal lands. In southeastern New Mexico, it can’t even keep up with what’s already happening. Conservationists, ranchers and others worry that allowing more drilling without addressing problems from existing oil and gas production could threaten one of the most biologically diverse deserts in the world and scar the land so it can’t be used for other purposes afterward. By Rachel Leven, Center for Public Integrity. SENT: 2,600 words, photos.

MIGRANT CARAVAN-TRANSGENDER SOLIDARITY

MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico — Dozens of transgender women and gay men in the caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection — not from the uncertainty of a journey fraught with danger from the gangs who prey on migrants but from their fellow travelers. By Sonia Perez D. SENT: 1,210 words, photos.

With:

— MIGRANT CARAVAN — Migrant caravan moves to western Mexico city of Guadalajara.

IN BRIEF

— NMSU-COLLEGE ACCESS: New Mexico State University is among 130 schools nationwide that are working together to increase access to higher education and close the achievement gap.

SPORTS:

BKN--ROCKETS-NUGGETS

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets try to end a three-game skid Tuesday night when they host a Houston Rockets team dealing with turmoil surrounding Carmelo Anthony. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 9 p.m. EST.

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