Life on Main: Stories from Main Street in Belleville, Ill.

By Brad Weisenstein, Belleville News-Democrat, September 2010
Filed under: Flash

Like National Geographic's ZIP code profiles, or the New York Times' One in 8 Million, we decided to use a piece of geography as a starting point to tell photo stories. Main Street is the iconic view of Middle America, and Belleville's got one of the longest at 9.2 miles. We use Soundslides to produce these pieces, which grow in value as we add episodes and people can browse through profiles that catch their attention.

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