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SANTA FE, N.M. — Candidates pushed toward the finish line Tuesday in wide-open primary races for New Mexico governor and two congressional seats. By Morgen Lee. SENT: 60 words. UPCOMING: Updates. Polls close at 7 p.m.



—NM--NEW MEXICO PRIMARU-CONGRESS: New Mexico voters are set Tuesday to select candidates for two open congressional seats.


— US--PRIMARY RDP: Eight states are casting midterm primary ballots Tuesday, with implications for control of the House and Senate and for several governor's races.



WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is falsely claiming that "bad legislation passed by the Democrats" has forced his administration to separate children from their families at the border, even though no such law exists. By Anne Flaherty. SENT: 370 words.


GRAND RONDE, Ore. — A Native American tribe is welcoming back more than a dozen artifacts taken from its people over a century ago by an Episcopalian minister who collected hundreds of tribal objects from the Pacific Northwest. The British Museum in London has had the objects in storage for decades and is loaning them for a year to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde as part of a larger effort by the tribe to reclaim its story. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 960 words, photos, video.


— NAVAJO NATION-SAN JUAN RIVER: The Navajo Nation has been awarded a $1.1 million contract as part of a multi-agency effort to help recover endangered fish in the San Juan River Basin.

— OPIOID LAWSUIT-NEW MEXICO: A northwestern New Mexico county is the latest to sue over the opioid crisis.

— NEW MEXICO-MONUMENT STUDY: Scientists and geographers from New Mexico State University are helping to locate and record natural and cultural resources on the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

— NEW MEXICO-FEDREAL PROSECUTORS: The U.S. Justice Department says it is assigning three prosecutors to New Mexico under a plan to increase staffing in what it considers priority areas.



CINCINNATI — The Reds and Rockies open a three-game series. Sal Romano (3-6) faces left-hander Kyle Freeland (5-5). By Joe Kay. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. EDT.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As a rookie last season, the Denver Broncos asked DeMarcus Walker to slim down to about 238 pounds and become more of an outside pass rushing threat. This season, he's beefed back up to 280 to play inside. He feels this should tip the scales back in his favor. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m. EDT.


NEW YORK — The Major League Baseball draft continues with rounds 3-10 on Tuesday. The Detroit Tigers led off the draft Monday night by selecting Auburn pitcher Casey Mize No. 1 overall. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 9 p.m. EDT.


SECAUCUS, N.J. — All that Auburn pitcher Casey Mize needs to do now is change his Tigers stripes. And of course, pitch well enough to lead Detroit out of the doldrums in the American League. The rebuilding Tigers selected Mize with the top pick in a Major League Baseball draft that included an eye-opening surprise when Oakland picked Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray at No. 9 overall. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 850 words, photos.


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