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  D e s e r t   E x p o s u r e   November 2009


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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. Thank goodness we have the $200 million Spaceport to take our minds off the New Mexico state budget deficit!



    1. (1) Gov. Bill Richardson — 2,478 hits (up)
    2. (-) Spaceport America — 322 hits (up)
    3. (-) New Mexico spaceport — 304 hits (down)
    4. (4) Fired US Attorney David Iglesias — 283 hits (down)
    5. (2) Sen. Jeff Bingaman — 238 hits (down)
    6. (-) Virgin Galactic — 237 hits (up)
    7. (9) New Mexico wolves — 197 hits (down)
    8. (6) Sen. Tom Udall — 96 hits (down)
    9. (3) Sen. Jeff Bingaman + health care — 75 hits (down)
    10. (8) Rep. Harry Teague — 52 hits (down)


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