Ryan Silvey

Repealing Mo. Newspaper Tax Exemptions “Not Retaliation”

Bill’s sponsor says he’s just following their advice


Newspaper 6, Getty Images, photo by Matt Carey

More Problems for Missouri Newspapers

Newspaper companies would face higher printing costs under a proposal by a Missouri House committee that eliminates the sales tax exemption for printing materials.


Actor Steve Buscemi, left, director Alexandra Kerry, center, and "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau attend the Sundance Channel Official Party at 350 Main Brasserie during the 2005 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25, 2005 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Getty Images for the Sundance Channel)

Newspapers Considering Not Running Doonesbury Abortion Comic Strip

Universal Press Syndicate will offer replacement Doonesbury comic strips next week to newspapers that don’t want to run a series focusing on a Texas law that requires women to have an ultrasound before getting an abortion, officials said Friday.


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