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AP-TX--Texas News Digest 1 pm, TX

November 23, 2018

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org. Terry Wallace is at the desk.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN

TIJUANA, Mexico — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived. Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum said that the Mexican federal government has provided little assistance and he is not going to commit the city’s public resources to dealing with the situation. He said 4,976 migrants had come to the city. 450 words. Photos.

AROUND THE STATE AND NATION:

RALEIGH, N.C. — An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church for 11 months was arrested Friday after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials. Mexican national Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 47, was detained at a Raleigh-area immigration office, according to a U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement news release. Oliver-Bruno pleaded guilty in 2014 to using false documents to try to re-enter the U.S. in Texas after a trip outside the country, according to court documents. By Jonathan Drew. 325 words. Photos.

IN BRIEF:

—ARRESTED MAN DIES: Police in Houston say a man has died after being arrested for attacking a restaurant manager, employees and customers while wearing only a shirt.

—TEXAS-THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: AAA Texas has projected that 3.8 million Texans will have hit the roads over the Thanksgiving weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year.

SPORTS REFER:

FBC-T25-LSU-TEXAS A&M PREVIEW

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — When Texas A&M entered the Southeastern Conference in 2012 and its almost 100-year series against Texas ended, it looked as if the Aggies’ matchup with LSU might become a big rivalry. Not so much so far. LSU has dominated since then, winning all six meetings with Texas A&M. By Kristie Rieken. 800 words.

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