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Ex-Rocky Mountain News staffers plan news Web site

Associated Press
Denver, CO Colorado

DENVER, Colorado ” Former Rocky Mountain News staffers plan to start an online newspaper if they get 50,000 paying subscribers by April 23 ” what would have been the News’ 150th anniversary.

The founders of InDenverTimes.com said Monday the site will go live on May 4 if they meet the subscription goal.

The Web site would be free but subscribers who pay $4.99 a month would get extra content, including interactive chat and columns.

The site says, “It’s an investment, one worth $4.99 a month to encourage a bold, creative effort to continue a vision based on a 150-year Denver tradition.”

The E.W. Scripps Co. shut down the News last month, citing mounting losses.

InDenverTimes.com includes 30 reporters and editors who worked at the Rocky.

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