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

July 12, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico public education officials are expected Thursday to release the results of this year’s standardized assessments as the state continues to look for ways to boost student proficiency in reading and math. By Susan Montoya Bryan. UPCOMING: Developing from 10:30 a.m. MDT announcement.


SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration will inform a federal judge how many children under 5 years old have been reunited with their families after being separated at the border. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw expects at least 63 to have been reunited. By Elliot Spagat. UPCOMING: Filing is due by 3 p.m. PDT.


WASHINGTON — Congress’ fight over President Donald Trump’s abandoned policy of separating migrant families has stirred anew, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will propel voters their way in the midterm elections. By Alan Fram. SENT: 820 words, photos.


— HIGHLANDS-PROBATION: New Mexico Highlands University has been removed from probation by an accreditation group.

— PALACE OF THE GOVERNORS: The Palace of the Governors in heart of Santa Fe’s historic district is scheduled to close for six months as part of an ongoing restoration project.



DENVER — Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray (3-1, 5.23 ERA) and Rockies lefty Kyle Freeland (8-6, 3.18 ERA) will start on Thursday as Arizona and Colorado wrap up their three-game NL West series. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.


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