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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...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).