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Centre Daily Times in Pa. names new publisher

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Centre Daily Times in Pennsylvania has named a new publisher.

The McClatchy Co. on Tuesday announced that Debra Leithauser will be president and publisher of the State College daily.

The 43-year-old Leithauser is scheduled to begin work on Jan. 13. She succeeds Susan Leath, who left the paper in October.

Leithauser has been the top editor at McClatchy-Tribune Information Services since May 2012. Before joining McClatchy Leithauser spent nearly a decade as an editor at The Washington Post, overseeing a variety of print and digital content.

McClatchy is based in Sacramento, Calif.