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Syracuse Post-Standard to publish 3 days per week

By Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The Post-Standard newspaper will drop to three days in print starting in January under a new business model that will focus more on online delivery of news.

Stephen Rogers, editor and publisher of The Post-Standard, tells employees the new The Syracuse Media Group will publish, operate and make all decisions affecting The Post-Standard and its online product, Syracuse.com.

The paper, which was started in 1829, will be printed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays for delivery to homes and newsstands.

The Post-Standard is owned by Advance Publications which has announced similar changes in New Orleans, Harrisburg, Pa., Alabama and Michigan.

The editorial staff will leave the downtown location but Advance Central Services Syracuse will stay in the Clinton Square building.

Rogers will become chairman of Syracuse Media Group.

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