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AP-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

November 28, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ROUTE 66-HISTORIC TRAIL

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new U.S. Senate proposal would designate Route 66, the Mother Road that connected Chicago to Los Angeles and was once an economic driver for small towns across the post-World War II nation, as a National Historic Trail. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

IMMIGRATION-IMPERILED SPONSORS

A coalition of civil-liberties and immigrant-rights groups is demanding that the federal agency tasked with reuniting asylum-seeking children with relatives immediately stop sharing information with immigration authorities. The groups say the information the agency gets from the children is being used to deport relatives and other potential sponsors. Immigration officials say the arrangement is justified because it facilitated the arrest of 41 people for deportation over the summer. By Frank Bajak. SENT: 1,170 words, photos.

TRUMP-BORDER WALL

WASHINGTON — With a partial government shutdown possible in just 10 days, President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes funding for Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 690 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— FUGITIVE ARREST: Authorities in Florida say they’ve captured a man wanted for a homicide in Texas and a kidnapping in New Mexico.

— NUCLEAR SAFETY: Members of an independent safety panel that provides oversight of some of the nation’s highest risk nuclear facilities are holding another public hearing focused on efforts to downsize and reorganize the group.

— CRISIS TRIAGE CENTERS: New Mexico health officials have crafted a new set of regulations and licensing requirements for behavioral health crisis triage centers.

— TEXAS TECH-NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE: Texas Tech University and New Mexico Junior College have signed a new agreement that officials say will make it easier for students to transfer.

SPORTS:

BKC--NEW MEXICO STATE-UTEP

EL PASO, Texas — New Mexico State plays UTEP at Don Haskins Center.

TEAM X-FACTOR

Team X is a newly formed all-female development ski team out of Park City, Utah, that’s trying to become an alternate way to prepare the next generation. By Sports Writer Pat Graham. SENT: 870 words, photos.

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