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Supporters to rally for Rocky Mountain News

DENVER, Colorado ” Supporters of the Rocky Mountain News plan to hold a candlelight rally for Colorado’s oldest newspaper.

The E.W. Scripps Co., which owns the News, has said it may close the newspaper if a buyer can’t be found. That would leave The Denver Post as the last major newspaper in the city.

On Thursday evening, the group I Want My Rocky plans to have 150 marchers meet at the Denver Press Club and head single-file to the building that houses both newspapers. They will ring the building, with each marcher holding a candle and placard to represent one year of the newspaper’s 150-year history.



Scripps hasn’t said how many offers it has received for the News or when it might make a decision on its future.


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