BC-NM--New Mexico News Digest, NM
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ALBUSUERQUE — When she was a child, Garnett Stokes told her mother she wanted to be an airline stewardess. “That probably reflects my desire to travel,” the 62-year-old University of New Mexico president said. Since stepping on campus March 1 as UNM’s first female president, she’s done just that. By her own account, Stokes has traveled more than 4,000 miles in the state. By Robert Nott, The New Mexican. 1700 words. With AP Phot
UTAH OFFICER KILLED
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A 31-year-old police officer in a Salt Lake City suburb was killed when he was intentionally struck by a car carrying fleeing burglary suspects, police said. The driver of the car was shot and killed by police and an accomplice was arrested. 290 words. With AP photo
— MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN: Several hundred Central American migrants have marched toward the international border crossing between Tijuana and California to pressure the U.S to hear their asylum claims.
DENVER — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers seek their seventh straight victory Sunday when they visit the Denver Broncos, who snapped the Chargers’ six-game winning streak last week. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. Kickoff at 2:25 MT
CARSON, Calif. — Longtime friends Philip Rivers and Larry Fitzgerald meet on Sunday as their teams are going in different directions. The Chargers are in playoff contention while the Cardinals find themselves contending for a high draft pick. UPCOMING. By Joe Reedy. 750 words, file photos. Kickoff at 2:25 p.m. MT.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Calgary Flames, in second place in the Eastern Conference, visit the Arizona Coyotes, losers of three straight. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 600 words. AP Photos. 5 p.m., MT.
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