Beyond The Top 25: More Circulation Numbers from the FAS-FAX

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By: E&P Staff

Yesterday, with the release of the latest FAS-FAX, E&P and others focused on the overall industry declines (over 2% daily and over 3% for Sunday) and individual papers in the top 25. Now here is a look at how some of the slightly or much smaller papers did. We will add to this as the day goes on.
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The Orange County Register slumped 5.1% to 285,000, the Riverside Press-Enterprise lost 6.7% to 173,000 and the L.A. Daily News slipped 7.3% to 146,000. The troubled Santa Barbara News-Press plunged 9.5% to 38,000.
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The Boston Herald dropped 11% daily to 201,500. The Herald’s Sunday circulation was off 10 percent.
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Weekday circulation at The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction, Colo. rose 1.63% to 31,495 in the six-month period ended March 2007. The paper credited local coverage and solid growth in the region as the reasons.
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Circulation of the two Denver daily newspapers, the Post and the Rocky Mountain News, each fell about 1 %, under the industry average. “We hit our targets for the six-month period,” Denver Newspaper Agency spokesman Jim Nolan said. “This is where we thought we’d come out.”
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Northwest Herald (Ill.) improved by 2% in daily circulation, to 38,402; and .75%, to 40,055 on Sundays.
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Circulation at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch grew to 278,999, a 0.4 % increase over a year ago. But paid Sunday circulation fell 3.7% to 407,754.

Overall, paid daily newspaper circulation at Lee Enterprises Inc., the owner of the Post-Dispatch, grew at 31 of its 53 audited newspapers around the country, the company said.
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The decline in Seattle was less than the norm. Average weekday circulation for the Seattle Times was 219,722, down just more than 1,000 from the same time a year earlier. Circulation at Seattle Post-Intelligencer dropped from 131,722 to 128,012 during the same period.

Circulation for the Sunday Seattle Times declined from 435,683 to 423,635.
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The Albany (N.Y.) Times Union posted a 5% increase on its average Sunday circulation. The Times Union?s Sunday circulation grew more than 7,000 copies to average in excess of 140,000 each Sunday.

The Times Union also showed growth in Thursday circulation of nearly 15%, but overall daily circ slipped from 98,500 to 92,321, with Saturday off 92,024 to 70,597.

The Buffalo News dropped daily from 188,512 to 181,540, and also lost 7,000 on Sundays.

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