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Friday, February 27, 2009

And So It Begins

Today, with the death of The Rocky Mountain News began the long road of a ailing industry. What the future holds is anyone's guess.

Watch this high quality, very haunting video till the very end.

Final Edition from Matthew Roberts

Rocky Mountain News publishes final edition

By CATHERINE TSAI, AP Business Writer Catherine Tsai, Ap Business Writer – Fri Feb 27, 5:20 am ET

DENVER – Questions about the future of the Rocky Mountain News had become so common, the newspaper's staff put up a handwritten paper sign on the news desk that said, "We don't know."

On Thursday, someone wrote over it in heavy black marker: "Now we know."

Colorado's oldest newspaper, which launched in Denver in 1859, printed its last edition Friday, leaving The Denver Post as the only daily newspaper in town.

"Goodbye, Colorado," read the headline on a 52-page commemorative edition wrapping the regular newspaper. "STOP THE PRESSES," read the front-page headline inside.
(whole story) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090227/ap_on_bi_ge/rocky_mountain_news_closes

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