Thursday, February 19, 2009

New Springfield newspaper aims to beat all odds

The idea of launching a new paper right now might sound risky, but one local weekly is hoping to beat the odds.

The newspaper is called The Springfield Times.

It's owned by Scott Olson, who has worked in the newspaper industry for years. He tells KVAL despite the odds, their small staff and passion for news, mixed with a little bit of luck will drive this paper to succeed.

"The reason for starting a paper right now in Springfield is Springfield has needed its own paper for a long time," says Craig Murphy.

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