Press advocates say a pair of N.C. bills could hurt newspapers by siphoning revenues. In this 2016 file photo, USA Today, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers are displayed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in Chicago.
Press advocates say a pair of N.C. bills could hurt newspapers by siphoning revenues. In this 2016 file photo, USA Today, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers are displayed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in Chicago. Kiichiro Sato AP
Press advocates say a pair of N.C. bills could hurt newspapers by siphoning revenues. In this 2016 file photo, USA Today, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers are displayed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in Chicago. Kiichiro Sato AP
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Bill sponsors say they’re trying to save governments money, not kill newspapers

May 10, 2017 10:27 AM

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