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On Saturday it was…
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On Sunday it became…
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McClatchy sold the Anchorage Daily News to the founders of AlaskaDispatch.com three months ago for $34 million. “Since then, you may have noticed we have more Alaska news every day,” publisher Alice Rogoff writes in today’s name-change announcement. “That is no accident, as our mission is focused on expanding news coverage, both in Anchorage and across the state.”

* Alaska newspaper gets new name, new journalistic mission (adn.com)
* Earlier: “As a result of Alice buying the paper, the decision about when to retire became easy,” says ex-editor (FishHawk907)