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AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM

September 17, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO— The president of New Mexico’s flagship university is scheduled to deliver the annual state of the university address Monday. President Garnett Stokes, in her first 200 days in office, has wrestled with criticism from state lawmakers, city leaders and others for a decision to cut some sports teams as part of an effort to rein in spending within the troubled athletics department. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be developed from noon address.

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—RELIGIOUS SECT-CHILD ABUSE — Jury selection in trial for one of the leaders of a western New Mexico paramilitary religious sect accused of child sexual abuse and other crimes.

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