Topix Increases Local News Sources

    March 31, 2004

As major search engines work to include local searches and news,, a site devoted to local news from around the country, has nearly doubled the amount of local news sources it crawls, from 3600 to 6000.

As reported in, about 25% of the sources Topix crawls are daily newspapers, while blogs make up only 1%. You can search Topix by using your zip code or by entering your city and state.

Topix also features various news categories like business, world, sci/tech, and more. These topics then feature larger, more specific subcategories of their own. RSS feeds are also available from Topix.

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