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The Baltimore News-American was the Hearst Corporation newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland, and the final competitor to the Baltimore Sun. Hearst bought the evening News and the Sunday American from Frank Munsey, owner of the New York Herald, New York Sun, and New York Telegraph. The Scripps-Howard-owned evening Post was later acquired, and the evening News became known as the News-Post. Later, both the evening and Sunday editions would be named the News-American. The News-American ceased publication in 1986. The Hearst Corporation is a large privately-held media conglomerate based in New York City. ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates: Country United States State Maryland County Independent City... The Baltimore Sun is the major newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland, with a daily press run of about 430,000 copies, and a Sunday run of 540,000 copies. ... Frank Andrew Munsey (21 August 1854, Mercer, Maine, U.S. - 22 December 1925, New York City) was an American newspaper and magazine publisher and author. ... The New York Herald was a large distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835 and 1924. ... The original New York Sun began publication September 3, 1833, as a morning newspaper, and an evening edition began in 1887. ...



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