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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. Not to say we told you so, but we started the Domenici retirement watch in February. . .

1. (#1 last month) Gov. Bill Richardson — 6,624 hits (up)

2. (2) Bill Richardson + Iowa — 2,279 hits (up)

3. (3) Gov. Bill Richardson + New Hampshire — 2,109 hits (up)

4. (4) Sen. Pete Domenici — 1,301 hits (up)

5. (7) Gov. Bill Richardson + vice president — 132 hits (up)

6. (-) Sen. Pete Domenici + retirement — 124 (up)

7. (6) X Prize — 120 hits (down)

8. (-) Sen. Jeff Bingaman — 106 hits (up)

9. (8) Virgin Galactic — 105 hits (down)

10. (-) Senate candidate Rep. Steve Pearce — 94 (up)

 

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