Yesterday I logged into my Facebook page and learned that my hometown newspaper has closed – no warnings, just a note in the last issue. The website is no longer active. It had gone from a six-day-a-week paper to three days a week sometime back. It caught most of the residents in my hometown by surprise. I thought about subscribing as I knew all papers – community newspapers, national juggernauts, and online arts journals like CVNC.org – barely meet their budgets at best. But I didn't subscribe to that paper as I checked only the obits – I'm now at that age! Do you subscribe to your local newspaper?
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