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Website Offers Look at Community Indicators in Delaware

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP/WBOC)- A new website is offering Delawareans an opportunity to better understand their state by monitoring various social and community indicators.
    
Gov. Jack Markell planned to join officials with the Delaware Community Foundation in Wilmington on Monday for the launch of the website DelawareFocus.org.
    
The interactive online tool offers information on a variety of social, environmental and economic factors that affect quality of life. Officials said DelawareFocus.org's overview report will be updated annually, and the online data will be updated more frequently as data becomes available to allow for continual monitoring of the community’s evolving needs
    
The website was developed with help from the New York-based Center for Governmental Research, based in Rochester, N.Y. CGR is a nonprofit research and consulting firm that has created similar community indicator projects in New York, Tennessee and other locations.

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