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Tomorrow Marks Rocky Mountain News' Final Day

After months of speculation.And during a week where Hearst made similar waves with the San Francisco Chronicle. And just a few weeks from its 150th anniversary...

Scripps has announced that tomorrow will be the final printing of the The Rocky Mountain News:

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The unfortunate question is who will be next? The local news here is that it may will be the San Francisco Chronicle. To put their troubles in perspective - they supposedly lost over $50m last in 2008 (the Rocky Mountain News lost $16m).


Of note, the big "Permanent Clearance" ads on the homepage and throughout the site (for Dillards) are unfortunately ironic and a further sign of the times.

Read more on Gakwer also puts this in perspective alongside the New York Times and Tribune Co woes.