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Newspaper touted as Oklahoma's oldest to close, virus cited


EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A newspaper on the northern edge of Oklahoma City touted as Oklahoma's oldest is closing.

In a "To Our Readers" column Saturday, The Edmond Sun announced it would merge with The Norman Transcript with that newspaper providing its news coverage starting Wednesday.

The column cited the economic downturn as a result of the coronavirus.

"This crisis has had a significant impact on The Edmond Sun. Most of our revenue comes from advertisements from local businesses, which are also suffering at this difficult time," according to the column by Mark Millsap, group publisher fo...

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