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2014-04-08 16:22:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Anchorage Daily News to Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC for $34 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014. "The Anchorage Daily News is a profitable newspaper that makes us proud journalistically," said Pat Talamantes, McClatchy's president and CEO. "We weren't looking to sell the Daily News, but...

2008-12-04 11:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Howard Weaver, the vice president of news at The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) who twice led the Anchorage Daily News to Pulitzer Prize gold medals for public service, has announced his retirement at the end of the year. "Howard really has been a visionary executive, and we can't thank him enough for all his leadership and distinguished service," said Gary Pruitt, McClatchy chairman and chief executive officer. "Howard...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.