Newspapers fight for local dollars in online space

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New online competition for local advertising dollars has pushed newspaper owners in the past year from hesitantly going online to aggressively pursuing a range of options.

"Newspapers all understand the threat and the need to get out ahead of it," said Howard Witt, Chicago Tribune associate managing editor for interactive news.

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