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2014-07-16 12:24:51

The country's oldest continuously published newspaper marks 250 years of delivering the moments that make history HARTFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was nearly 12 years before

2011-07-18 11:30:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced a restructuring of its publishing division designed to streamline the organization, reposition resources and reduce expenses.

2011-04-18 16:00:00

CHICAGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced that Larry Delia has been named vice president/general manager of the company's Indianapolis television stations, WXIN-TV and WTTV-TV effective immediately.

2011-01-20 15:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced the winners of its Outstanding Tribune Employee Award for 2010. The program is designed to recognize the achievements and significant contributions of individual employees across the company.

2010-01-14 08:30:00

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut News Project Inc.

2009-10-01 14:48:48

The 47-year-old Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service came to an end with a seemingly amicable divorce, two newspaper executives said. The news service with more than 600 clients was dissolved without a specific reason given, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Boisfeuillet Jones Jr., vice chairman of the Post Co., said, the news business and our newsrooms have evolved … we felt at this time it made sense for us to proceed separately. Los Angeles Times publisher Eddy...

2009-08-26 10:21:30

U.S. television actor Alec Baldwin says he has no plans to pursue a political career at this time. The Emmy Award-winning star of 30 Rock was quoted in Playboy magazine earlier this year as saying he might move to Connecticut to challenge longtime U.S. Sen. Joseph I.

2009-08-21 13:58:20

Police in Connecticut recovered a stolen 32-foot boat after it fell from a trailer as the suspected thief headed up Interstate 95. The driver, Patrick Holland, 38, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree larceny and reckless endangerment, The Hartford Courant reported.

2009-06-03 21:25:33

Hip-hop artist 50 Cent has testified in Connecticut's Hartford Superior Court against an engineering firm he is suing. The rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, said Tuesday he hired BVH Integrated Services to survey a Farmington mansion he bought in 2003 and to tell him what it would cost to bring it up to speed, The Hartford Courant reported. The company, however, estimated it would cost $500,000 to repair the dwelling, the Courant said Jackson's lawsuit called that quote grossly...

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