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‘Cupid’s Cuties’ Campaign raises $3,823

Warrensburg, Mo. – The Daily Star-Journal’s February “Cupid’s Cuties” fundraising promotion collected $3,823 – 25 cents at a time – for the Survival Adult Abuse Center Inc. Survival Executive Director Kathy Kay accepted the donation Monday from Daily Star-Journal Publisher…

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NPG Co. realigns top management

The News-Press & Gazette Co. has announced a management restructuring designed to position the company for future growth. The company is on schedule to sell its cable television assets at the end of the month. With the sale, Hank Bradley,…

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Employees take chili challenge for UCP

A team of NPG Printing employees participated in this year’s Missouri State Championship UCP Chili Challenge, held at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Mo. All proceeds from the event support the local UCP chapter.  While their recipe did not…

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News-Press staff capture 11 awards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Eight staff members of the St. Joseph News-Press won a total of 11 awards in the Missouri Associated Press Managing Editors’ excellence in journalism competition for 2010. The awards announced in February included first-place honors for…

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NPG Co. and Fisher Communications, Inc. announce Shared Services Arrangement in the Idaho Falls-Pocatello Market

NPG of Idaho, Inc. and Fisher Communications, Inc. announced December 9 that they have entered into shared services and related agreements for Fisher’s KIDK-DT in Idaho Falls-Pocatello, Idaho. Under the terms of the agreements, NPG will provide promotional, administrative and…

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Broadcast page views near the 10 million mark

The NPG Broadcast websites experienced record growth during the month of August… hitting nearly ten million page views. This is phenomenal growth for the sites and represents an increase of more than 80% over page views in August, 2009. The…

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New equipment spares chemicals and saves money

The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal purchased an innovative, environmentally friendly piece of equipment, Publisher Bill James said. The Kodak Trendsetter News Platesetter replaces an older system that used a liquid chemical process to create negatives and plates. The new system bypasses…

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Newspapers going to eTearsheets, eInvoices for advertisers

NPG Newspapers has seen success in converting to e-tearsheets (PDF copies of newspaper pages with ads on them) within the organization.  They have gone from distributing over 2,000 physical tearsheets (newsprint copies of the actual ad that ran that is…

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KESQ sweeps July ratings

KESQ was hotter than the weather in July.  The station won every news time period in the summer ratings sweep.  “We are the desert’s news leader and these ratings prove it,” said Bob Allen, Executive Vice-President and General Manager.  The…

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KVIA builds own weather set

The only thing that hasn’t changed about ABC7 weather recently is the quality weather coverage that is delivered to viewers everyday.  After a complete re-build, the new ABC7 weather set is larger, more colorful, has more depth and is more…

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