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Last updated 8:56PM ET
July 19, 2018
WOUB Local News
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11 southeastern Ohio newspapers sold
(WOUB) - A media company in the Cincinnati area is selling 11 newspapers in southeastern Ohio.

Brown Publishing's deal with Dallas-based American Consolidated Media includes daily papers in Athens, Circleville and Logan; weekly newspapers in New Lexington, Jackson, Waverly and Vinton County; and four publications for shoppers.

American Consolidated says those papers and 22 in other states that it's picking up in a separate transaction have a combined value of $159.5 million.

Brown is based in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash. After the sale, the privately held company will continue to publish 16 daily and 60 weekly and niche publications in Ohio.
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