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Owner of City Paper in negotiations with new buyer
Owner of City Paper in negotiations with new buyer

The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday it is in negotiations with a potential buyer, the same day it announced the collective sale of its four other alternative weekly newspapers. Scott Lynett, CEO of Times-Shamrock Communications, which has operated the City Paper for about 25 years, confirmed the negotiations but declined to identify the potential buyer. He also said he will directly oversee the publishing of the City Paper for now, after the paper's interim publisher, Michael Wagner, departed Times-Shamrock on Monday as part of the separate sale of its other alternative weeklies. "The property will probably run without a publisher in the short term while we make...

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