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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 the Declaration of Independence was signed that another important and historic work was printed -- the very first edition of what is today The Hartford Courant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127622 The Hartford Courant, the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper, is marking its...

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. As part of the restructuring, several of the division's finance and administrative functions are being reassigned to its business units in order to achieve greater efficiency. "The aggressive action we are taking today is designed to position our print and digital operations for long-term...

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. Delia has been vice president/general manager of WPMT-TV, in Harrisburg, PA, since summer 2008, and served in the same capacity at Tribune's New Orleans duopoly, WGNO-TV/WNOL-TV, from 2002 to 2008. "Larry is a talented, innovative executive who has great...

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. This program recognizes an individual or group of individuals from each of Tribune's business units, the corporate office and other departments for exemplary performance last year. Employees at the level of the manager or...

2010-01-14 08:30:00

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut News Project Inc. (CNP) an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization created to reinvigorate coverage of Connecticut's state government, public policy and politics, is giving Connecticut residents a new source for news and information. CNP has established The Connecticut Mirror, an online news source that will enable readers to become better informed about state government and public policy. (Logo:...

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. Lieberman for his seat. Baldwin contradicted the report in a blog posting last month, the Hartford Courant said. No, I am not moving to Connecticut to run against Joe Lieberman. As much as I think Lieberman is an enormous letdown...

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. He faces a number of other charges and driving citations. East Haven police allege Holland stole the Boston Whaler valued at $175,000 Wednesday afternoon from Diamond Marine in East Haven. He allegedly fasted the...

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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