placeblogger.com recently launched a searchable index of local blogs (A.K.A. placeblogs). These blogs are not merely local news sites. They are sites that seek to provide the texture of the culture and life of their local communities. Bookmark this site to check out localities before you travel or consider an out of area job offer!
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