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Chi-Town Daily News Founder Launches New Venture

As newspapers and broadcasters shift resources to the Web, new ventures come online seemingly everyday. And sometimes they go just as quickly. Such was the case with the Chi-Town Daily News. The nonprofit news Web site launched in 2005. Just over a month ago, founder and Editor Geoff Dougherty joined us here to talk about why it was coming to an end. But he's not to be deterred that easily. Next month, the former Chicago Tribune reporter will start another journalistic endeavor, Chicago Current. He tells us what's in the works.

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