California city becomes rarity: a 2 newspaper town

Associated Press
California city becomes rarity: a 2 newspaper town

This Aug. 15, 2013, photo shows new, empty news stands ready to hold copies of the Long Beach Register on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, Calif. Published by the Orange County Register, the Long Beach Register makes its five-day-a-week debut Monday, Aug. 19. It's the first expansion of the Register outside of Orange County under new owners Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz, who bought the newspaper’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., last year. The Long Beach Register will have a newsroom staff of 20 and compete with the established newspaper in town, the Long Beach Press-Telegram. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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