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2012-06-11 06:23:32

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 / KXAS-TV has finalized plans for construction of a state-of-the-art broadcasting and multimedia news facility to be located in The CentrePort Business Park, just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The technologically advanced facility is being specifically designed to provide the resources for journalists to collect, interpret and report the news and information most relevant to North Texans 24-hours each...

2012-02-14 19:10:00

Enterprise-wide cloud approach enables hybrid audience growth Springville, Utah (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 The McClatchy Company, the third-largest newspaper publisher in the United States, has signed an enterprise-wide agreement with Digital Technology International (DTI) to implement DTI Circulation via DTI Cloud for all of its 30 newspapers. This Digital Technology platform provides a best-practices approach for all of The McClatchy Company´s daily publications to unify workflows...

2011-09-28 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) today announced that it has completed the rollout of dealsaver(TM), its proprietary daily deals service, to all McClatchy markets, culminating a process that began with the May 18 introduction of www.dealsaver.com/fresno in Fresno, Calif. "As expected, we've sold a large number of deal vouchers in our bigger markets," said Christian Hendricks, McClatchy's vice president for interactive media. "We've been...

2011-03-30 14:40:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Whittaker, vice president for operations at The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) and a 26-year company executive, has announced his retirement on May 27. One of two vice presidents for operations, Whittaker oversees 16 McClatchy daily newspapers and their related businesses in California, Florida, Kentucky and the Carolinas. He is a member of McClatchy's senior management team, and a search is under way for his successor. "We will all...

2010-02-16 11:36:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) announced today that it will expand its Sunday Select pre-print advertising program to four new markets beginning June 6. The markets are Fresno, Calif.; Boise, Idaho; Macon, Ga., and Columbus, Ga. Sunday Select matches national retailers with shoppers who request their advertising information. Sunday Select delivers pre-printed advertising to non-subscribers in targeted ZIP codes most valued by...

2010-02-10 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) announced today the early participation results of its offer to purchase for cash (the "Offer") any and all of its outstanding 7.125% Notes due June 1, 2011 (the "2011 Notes") and 15.75% senior notes due 2014 (the "2014 Notes," and together with the 2011 Notes, the "Notes") and solicitation of consents (the "Consents") relating to its outstanding 2014 Notes. Based on the count provided by the depositary...

2009-06-21 14:05:18

Police in Fort Worth, Texas, say a man attempted to pay a $70 municipal court fine using a counterfeit $20 bill. Police allege in a report the man, whose identity was not reported, made the illegal payment for prior traffic violations while being supervised by a marshal in Forth Worth Municipal Court, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star Telegram reported Saturday. A courthouse teller inspected the $20 bill offered by the man Wednesday and a routine ink test indicated the currency may be counterfeit,...

2009-06-08 21:25:53

A 20-year-old blind pianist from Japan and a 19-year-old musician from China shared the gold medal at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Nobuyuki Tsujii and Haochen Zhang picked up their prizes at an award ceremony Sunday in Bass Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, the Fort Worth Star Telegram reported Monday. Korean pianist Yeol Eum Son, 23, won the silver medal for the competition, which featured 29 contenders from 14 countries. The winners each received $20,000 cash awards,...

2009-06-07 17:01:34

More than 60,000 Texas football and country music fans have inaugurated the new $1.1 billion Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, team officials say. A concert by country music star George Strait Saturday was the first event for the retractable roof stadium, which will become the NFL team's new home in the upcoming season, replacing Texas Stadium in nearby Irving, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported. Fans gawked at the expansive facility's giant video boards while Cowboys owner Jerry Jones...

2009-05-27 14:39:58

Texas animal authorities said a stray dog that lived for more than a year around a convergence of freeways in Fort Worth has found a permanent home. The Humane Society of North Texas said the dog, named Highway after she was rescued 18 months ago from a highway-filled area east of downtown Fort Worth, is now living with Blake Travis, a former Humane Society employee who helped rescue the dog, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Wednesday. Travis, 25, and a coworker captured the dog Nov. 28,...