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Newspaper-Less Future Nears in Some Cities

Closings presage a future without the local paper

(Newser) - With the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to print a final edition next week, it’s set to follow the path of Denver’s Rocky Mountain News, which closed two weeks ago, the New York Times reports; the Tucson Citizen will also likely close next week. A rival newspaper will remain in each...

Rocky Mountain News Dead at 150

Denver saddened, surprised by the closure of old friend 'Rocky '

(Newser) - The Rocky Mountain News published its last issue yesterday just short of 150 years after its founder hauled a printing press by oxcart to the nameless gold-rush settlement that would become Denver. Staffers and readers alike mourned the passing of the paper believed to have been Colorado's longest-running business, reports...

Rocky Mountain News Ends Publication Tomorrow

(Newser) - The Rocky Mountain News, the oldest paper in Colorado and perhaps the longest-running business in Denver, will print its last edition tomorrow, the Denver Post reports. The news comes after its owner spent months fruitlessly searching for a buyer. “The operating conditions have become increasingly difficult,” the CEO...

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