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Online upstarts deliver news without the paper

Super local sites run with tiny staffs, budgets

Geoff Dougherty, a former Chicago Tribune reporter, started the online-only Chi-Town Daily News in 2005. The site has a hyperlocal focus. Geoff Dougherty, a former Chicago Tribune reporter, started the online-only Chi-Town Daily News in 2005. The site has a hyperlocal focus. (Aynsley Floyd/ Associated Press)
By Johnny Diaz
Globe Staff / May 14, 2009

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The front page of a Chicago daily recently headlined these stories: A charter school facing closure, record turnouts for university elections, a poll showing that Chicagoans crave more openness in their government. (Full article: 1087 words)

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