If you want a way for your (hyperlocal) web site to smartly differentiate topical content on your site, check out my post
on the Poynter E-Media Tidbits
group blog, which outlines a cool set of WordPress tools developed by Knight Digital Media Center
This topic page toolkit lets you customize topical verticals for your communities, adding to the standard aggregate of related stories with wiki-style topic summaries, unique banners and blogrolls, etc. The post points you to tutorials and examples of sites using the approach.
Anyone in the Collab community using topic pages? Share examples and let us know what tools you