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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

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.

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.

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.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.