XtraXtra Brings Hometown Stories Online

Xtra Xtra is a free digital local newspaper to which any member of any community can contribute.  The site is devoted to nothing but hometown news stories and announcements, such as weddings, birthdays, engagements, anniversaries, and graduations.  Basically, any milestone associated with a person’s life can be communicated to the world through this site.  

Probably the best aspect of Xtra Xtra is the fact that you don’t need to sign up to start consuming the news of local announcements.  You just provide your ZIP code, and postings can be viewed instantly.  It is also very easy (and free) to publish your own announcement through the site.  You can even sign in using Facebook Connect.

Xtra Xtra is great because it attempts to keep local reporting alive.  Very few local newspapers are migrating (well) to the web, but the idea of hometown reporting lives on through Xtra Xtra.

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