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Fire starter for the future?

OUTDOOR NEWS -- Linsey, a student from Eastern Washington University, has been job-shadowing me today, and she's been asking a lot of good questions about the Outdoors beat and about newspapers in general.

"Will there be newspapers around in 10 years?" she asked as we were wrapping up her day in the day in the life of an outdoor writer.

"I don't know the answer," I told her honestly.  "But it seems as though there will always be a need for fire starter, fish wrap and bird cage liner."

"There's probably an ap for that," she said. 

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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