Friday, January 30, 2009

Supporters rally for Rocky Mountain News

bout 300 people clutched candles against the wind during a Thursday evening rally to support the Rocky Mountain News, which may close if its owner can't find a buyer.

Current and former News reporters, colleagues from other news media and readers chanted, "Save the Rocky" outside the downtown Denver building that houses the newspaper. Employees wore placards, each numbered with one year in the newspaper's 150-year history. Historian Tom Noel, wearing No. 1859, wore a black top hat to portray News founder William Byers.

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