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Here’s a personal take on a year of newsy columns

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By Tom McDonald

When thinking back on 2015, it’s hard not to get personal. It was a significant year for me as well as for the rest of the world.

I’ve been writing this column since May 2013. I call it Dispatch New Mexico, though your local newspaper editor might call it something else: “filler” is one word that comes to mind; “brilliant insight” far less often. I started writing it at the same time I launched a statewide news service named the Community News Exchange, or CNEx, which serves mainly small-town newspapers around the state.


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