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September 26, 1989
The premier edition of St. Louis' new morning newspaper, the St. Louis Sun, was snatched up around the city by curious readers. Sales were brisk around town, and many of the Sun's shiny red street corner boxes, dubbed "facts machines" by the Sun, were empty by mid-morning. The Sun, whose debut featured a color picture of a sun rising behind the Gateway Arch, is the first major newspaper to start from scratch in a big U.S. city since the Washington Times in 1982.
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NEWS
September 26, 1989
The premier edition of St. Louis' new morning newspaper, the St. Louis Sun, was snatched up around the city by curious readers. Sales were brisk around town, and many of the Sun's shiny red street corner boxes, dubbed "facts machines" by the Sun, were empty by mid-morning. The Sun, whose debut featured a color picture of a sun rising behind the Gateway Arch, is the first major newspaper to start from scratch in a big U.S. city since the Washington Times in 1982.
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BUSINESS
March 29, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer
In an era when two-newspaper towns are mostly a memory, Ingersoll Publications said Tuesday that it intends to start a new daily newspaper in St. Louis in September to compete with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ingersoll, a privately owned company that has grown mostly by buying small-town papers with high-yield "junk bond" financing from Drexel Burnham Lambert, said the proposed tabloid will publish morning editions seven days a week. Ingersoll said the paper, to be called the St.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer
In an era when two-newspaper towns are mostly a memory, Ingersoll Publications said Tuesday that it intends to start a new daily newspaper in St. Louis in September to compete with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ingersoll, a privately owned company that has grown mostly by buying small-town papers with high-yield "junk bond" financing from Drexel Burnham Lambert, said the proposed tabloid will publish morning editions seven days a week. Ingersoll said the paper, to be called the St.
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