The Press: Lima's New Citizen

Though for 25 years bustling Lima, Ohio (pop. 55,700) had supported only one newspaper, a second daily was born there last week and thousands cheered. Reason: Limaites had come to hate their longtime standby, the Lima News. The News was long regarded as a forward-looking, studiously fair paper, and it was seldom, if ever, attacked for abusing its monopoly position in Lima (pronounced as in Lima bean). But people started changing their minds about the News in February 1956, when the family-owned paper was sold to Raymond Cyrus Hoiles (TIME, Dec. 31, 1951)...

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