LDN hit another benchmark yesterday, although we will admit that,
for now, it was a brief moment of expansive news reports. In the
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, edition, we posted 100 fresh new
stories and articles in our publication for the first time in
From time to time we have reached the 90s for stories, but the
100 mark yesterday shows that given the information, we are capable
of huge numbers of informative articles of local activities or of
In the event a news story makes several different sections, we
still count it only once and we don't count a story carried over
from the previous day to pad our totals.
Sometimes, news is more scarce than other days, but we have been
averaging in the mid-70s for stories so far this year.
This number doesn't include the hundreds of archived or
continuous postings that we keep active to help readers make sure
they are informed of area activities.
Our paper often is in the 80-story range, and we aren't afraid to
show what our numbers are each day in the upper left-hand corner of
As the year progresses and activities get more abundant, we look
forward to going past that 100-story mark from time to time.
We can't do it without your support, however, so make sure you
notify us of all the local news and events we should share with our
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