Cox Enterprises, a multimedia operator that is one of the nation's largest newspaper owners, this morning said it intends to sell the Austin American-Statesman
, its affiliated operations
including Austin360.com, and all of Cox's stand-alone community newspapers in North Carolina, Colorado and Texas. Cox said it also intends to sell Valpak, the nation's leader in cooperative direct
mail advertising. The company said it would retain ownership of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Palm Beach Post, Dayton Daily News
and their affiliated publications.