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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

October 8, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

NEW DEAL-MURAL FIGHT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A set of Depression-era murals at New Mexico’s largest university are being targeted by some faculty and students for their depictions of Hispanic and Native Americans. KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports some students want the “West Wing Murals” at the University of New Mexico’s Zimmerman Library removed. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words, AP Photo.

IN BRIEF:

—INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY-NEW MEXICO— Indigenous Peoples Day is being celebrated for the third consecutive year in the New Mexico capital with prayer, dancing and music throughout the morning and afternoon.

SPORTS

BBN--ROCKIES WRAPUP

DENVER — Even though the season ended on a sour note, the Colorado Rockies made big strides in 2018. They went a step farther this season as they made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in franchise history. The Rockies were swept by Milwaukee when the bats went cold and they managed only two runs in three games. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 6:30 p.m. ET.

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