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Opening Arguments

Billboard-faced lie

Guess newspapers aren't quite ready for the morgue if a couple of them have enough life left for an old-fashioned turf war. The Post-Tribune and The Times of Northwest Indiana (note the, um, lack of a city name in either title) are duking it out over which is the "real" local paper for Gary:

"Readers, would you trust a newspaper whose billboards lie? We wouldn't either," an editorial in Sunday's edition of northwest Indiana's Post-Tribune began. "Maybe you've seen the billboards. One claimed The Times of Northwest Indiana offers the

Posted in: Hoosier lore


Fri, 03/12/2010 - 10:46pm

Be careful, Leo. We wouldn't want people to conclude that Fort Wayne only has one local newspaper because proceeds generated by the News-Sentinel go back to Wheeling-on-the-Ohio.