'Tucson Citizen' Closes After 140 Years

  • March 17, 2009
On Saturday, Arizona's oldest newspaper, the nearly 140-year-old Tucson Citizen will print its final edition. The paper is owned by the Gannett Co. More than 60 newsroom employees will lose their jobs, reports AP. In February, E.W. Scripps closed the 150-year-old Rocky Mountain News, one of two daily newspapers in Denver, in February. Hearst Corp. has said it will close or sell the San Francisco Chronicle if it can't cut expenses.

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