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August 6th, 2009 • Quill Archives
States may pull public notices from newspapers

Capital News Service, Virginia Commonwealth University On top of declining circulation and slumping advertising, add another threat to the U.S. news industry: a national movement to allow local governments to pull legal notices from local newspapers. In recent years, more than a dozen states have considered legislation letting local governments post public notices on their own Web sites instead of publishing them in the local paper.