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How Silver City became a True West town.

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Winter Wisdom for your Pets

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The Tumbleweeds Top 10

Who and what's been making news from New Mexico this past month, as measured by mentions in Google News (news.google.com), which tracks 4,500 worldwide news sources (trends noted are vs. last month's total hits; * indicates new to the list). Number in parenthesis indicates last month's Top 10 rank. If not for speculation about a Richardson run in 2008, there would hardly be any news at all this month. . . .

1. (#1 last month) Gov. Bill Richardson–2,660 hits (up)

2. (2) Gov. Bill Richardson + 2008–1,700 hits (up)

3. (5) Gov. Bill Richardson + New Hampshire–953 hits (up)

4. (7) Sen. Pete Domenici–391 hits (up)

5. (3) Sen. Jeff Bingaman–316 hits (down)

6. (8) Virgin Galactic–262 hits (up)

7. (10) New Mexico Border Patrol–209 hits (up)

8. (-) New Mexico spaceport–151 hits (down)

9. (4) New Mexico minimum wage–123 hits (down)

10. (9) New Mexico illegal immigration–76 hits (down)


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