Scripps League Newspapers
Scripps League Newspapers, Inc. was a newspaper publishing company in the United States founded by Josephine Scripps in 1921 and managed beginning in 1931 by her son Ed Scripps (1909-1997). Based in Herndon, Virginia, the chain was separate from the larger E. W. Scripps Company begun by Ed's grandfather, Edward Willis Scripps.
The chain eventually grew to 51 small newspapers including the The Daily Herald of Provo, Utah; The Napa Valley Register of Napa, Calif.; The Newport Daily Express of Newport, Vt., The Hanford Sentinel of Hanford, Calif., The Arizona Daily Sun of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Haverhill Gazette in Massachusetts.
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- "Pulitzer to Purchase Scripps Newspapers". Los Angeles Times. May 7, 1996. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
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