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AP-NM--New Mexico News Digest, NM

November 18, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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CLOVIS, N.M. — An eastern New Mexico dairy has lost tens of thousands of gallons of milk daily since the U.S. Air Force announced that water in the area was contaminated with chemicals associated with past military firefighting activities. SENT: 450 words.


TIJUANA, Mexico — Hundreds of Tijuana residents have congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived there via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 750 words. AP Photos.


— NEW MEXICO-REGENT’S COMMENT: A University of New Mexico regent’s public proclamation that the institution offers a poor “product” is drawing criticism.

— NEW MEXICO-SEASONAL HIRING: New Mexico is joining retailers nationwide looking to get seasonal part-time workers amid current low unemployment numbers.

— BORDER AGENT-GUN SALES: A former U.S. border patrol agent is facing charges for allegedly selling hundreds of firearms without a license.

— FARM ECONOMY: The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline across the Plains and western states this fall because crop prices remain weak.

— IMMERSIVE ARTS VENUE-OKLAHOMA: An interactive art experience modeled after Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has found a permanent home in Oklahoma City.


FBC--COLORADO-MACINTYRE — Colorado fires coach Mike MacIntyre after 6 straight losses. SENT: 150 words, photos. UPCOMING: 700 words by 8 p.m.


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