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AP-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

November 27, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico is certifying election results that give Democrats unfettered control of every statewide office, the delegation to Capitol Hill, legislative majorities and key judicial posts. Three recounts are pending in state legislative races. By Morgan Lee. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Update, then longer version, photos.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A shake-up has resulted from a recent decision by New Mexico oil and gas regulators to ease restrictions on well locations for a Texas-based company operating in one of the nation’s oldest producing basins. By Susan Montoya Bryan. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.


TIJUANA, Mexico — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. By Christopher Sherman. SENT: 800 words, photos, video.


— TRUMP-FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump is falsely asserting that the federal policy that split migrant families at the border was practiced by his predecessor, Barack Obama, as well. By Calvin Woodward. SENT: 440 words.


WASHINGTON — As Nancy Pelosi moves closer to securing the votes to become House speaker, the stage is being set down-ballot for the next generation of leaders jockeying to be the Democrats’ heirs apparent. By Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 630 words, photos.


— SMALL PLANE CRASH: Authorities say one person is dead after a small plane crashed in Santa Fe.

— SUSPECT DEATH-HOMICIDE CASE: Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials say they’re investigating the death of a man considered a possible suspect in a convenience store shooting earlier this month.

— RENEGADE DENTIST: The New Mexico Board of Dental Health is seeking records from a dentist accused of practicing without a license.



DENVER — Von Miller declared earlier this season that his job was to “sack quarterbacks and tell jokes.” With a-half a sack to show for chasing around Ben Roethlisberger all afternoon, Denver’s superstar chose not to talk about the Broncos clawing their way back to relevance but instead channeled Bill Belichick with his “We’re onto Cincinnati” credo. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.


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