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The Houston Post was a newspaper in Houston, Texas established on February 19, 1880, by Gail Borden Johnson. Space City redirects here. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Though that original publication ceased in October 1884, the Houston Post was re-established with the merger of the Houston Morning Chronicle and the Houston Evening Journal on April 5, 1885. J. L. Watson was the business manager and Rienzi M. Johnston was the editor. 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Rienze Melville Johnston (September 9, 1849–February 28, 1926 was an American newspaperman and Democratic Party politician from Houston, Texas. ...


For many years, the Post was owned by the Hobby family, who birthed Houston's first radio station, KPRC-AM, out of it in 1925. Amid declining sales, the Post was sold off in 1983. KPRC (branded as Talk radio 950) AM is a news-talk radio station in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Houston Post later closed down permanently, with the final edition printed on April 18, 1995. Its assets and liabilities were acquired by Hearst Corporation, the publisher of the Post's rival daily Houston Chronicle. April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hearst Corporation is a large privately-held media conglomerate based in New York City. ... The Houston Chronicle is a daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States. ...


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Houston Post - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (193 words)
The Houston Post was a newspaper in Houston, Texas established on February 19, 1880, by Gail Borden Johnson.
Though that original publication ceased in October 1884, the Houston Post was re-established with the merger of the Houston Morning Chronicle and the Houston Evening Journal on April 5, 1885.
Its assets and liabilities were acquired by Hearst Corporation, the publisher of the Post's rival daily Houston Chronicle.
Houston Chronicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3136 words)
The Houston Chronicle was founded in 1901 by a former reporter for the now-defunct Houston Post, Marcellus E. Foster.
Rosenthal's involvement in the probe itself came under fire by the Houston Press, which in editorials questioned whether Rosenthal was too close to TTM: from 2000 to 2004, Rosenthal accepted some $30,000 in donations from known TTM supporters.
Houston Chronicle announced it in a way that suggested the shutdown and Hearst's purchase of the Post's assets were simultaneous events.
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