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August 1-15, 2004 Edition GENERAL NEWS Gannett to Acquire

23 Newspapers,

Specialty Publications

Green Bay, WI/07/24/04—Gannett Co., which publishes USA Today and The Indianapolis Star, has agreed to buy 23 newspapers and 11 specialty publications from Brown County Publishing Co. for an undisclosed sum. All of the publications are based Wisconsin.

The acquisition includes the daily Green Bay News Chronicle, the tri-weekly Door County Advocate and six weekly newspapers with combined paid circulation of more than 30,000.