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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. A big month for the spaceport and the governor, whose hits zoomed while talk he's really running for VP dropped off the chart.

1. (#1 last month) Gov. Bill Richardson—9,364 hits (up)

2. (2) Fired US Attorney David Iglesias—3,368 hits (down)

3. (4) Sen. Pete Domenici—1,519 hits (down)

4. (3) Gov. Bill Richardson + 2008—1,397 hits (down)

5. (6) Gov. Bill Richardson + New Hampshire—992 hits (up)

6. (-) New Mexico spaceport—822 hits (up)

7. (8) Virgin Galactic—748 hits (up)

8. (-) Spaceport America—629 hits (up)

9. (-) Richard Branson + New Mexico—613 hits (up)

10. (7) Sen. Jeff Bingaman—544 hits (up)

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