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

January 29, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

NEW MEXICO-ATHLETICS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ Key Democratic lawmakers are getting behind an effort to force the University of New Mexico to reinstate the men’s soccer team. By Russell Contreras. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

AP EXPLAINS-HISPANICS-ASIANS ASSIMILATION

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. _ Beliefs that Hispanics and Asians living in the U.S. won’t assimilate or refuse to speak English are based on stereotypes that scholars say are linked to notions of white supremacy. By Russell Contreras. SENT: 690 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ LEGISLATURE-NEW MEXICO: New Mexico lawmakers are reconsidering the state’s mandatory death sentence for dogs that injure or kill livestock.

_ MONUMENT BATHROOMS-SHUTDOWN: A park official is expressing his gratitude for a “mystery person” who cleaned the bathrooms at Petroglyph National Monument during the federal government shutdown, and kept them stocked with toilet paper.

_ CHILD ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM: The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is asking state lawmakers for more funding to expand a program that evaluates children in cases that might involve child abuse.

_ INDIAN ARTS-RESEARCH CENTER: An effort by the Institute of American Indian Arts to create a new research center is getting support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

_ COUNTERFEIT MONEY-WARNING: The New Mexico state auditor has issued a warning about counterfeit money found in the southern part of the state.

SPORTS:

FBN---BEHIND THE CALL

The hardest tackle at the Pro Bowl came from defensive MVP Jamal Adams long before the league’s laughable all-star game even began, and the biggest hit was Phillip Lindsay’s social media madness. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.

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