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    Sun-Times News Group Announces Alliance with La Raza

    CHICAGO -- The Sun-Times News Group ("STNG") and La Raza Newspaper announced today a news gathering alliance that will add Hispanic community-focused content, in both English and Spanish, to the recently launched STNG Wire news service beginning on May 1.

    STNG Wire, started in February 2006, is a Web-based, 24-hour news and headline service used by major Chicago media outlets. Local subscribers include: CBS2 News; NBC5 News; ABC 7 Chicago; WBBM Newsradio 780 and WLS 890 AM, among others.

    "La Raza's content will enhance our subscribers' ability to report on significant events and developments within the Latino community," said Fred Lebolt, Vice President of New Media for STNG. "By providing Hispanic-focused news in both languages, we believe STNG Wire will provide even greater value to our English and Spanish-language subscribers by adding a new dimension to their coverage."

    "With this alliance with STNG Wire, La Raza can provide news content to mainstream media outlets that might not otherwise be aware of important developments for the Hispanic community. This is an exciting development for Chicago-area Hispanic residents," added Jorge Mederos, Editor in Chief of La Raza.

    Under the agreement, La Raza will have the opportunity to introduce STNG Wire to Hispanic media outlets. Robert J. Armband, Publisher & CEO of La Raza Newspaper, added, "In just a few months, STNG Wire has established itself as an invaluable resource for major media outlets in Chicago. We expect that with the addition of Hispanic-oriented news from La Raza, Hispanic media outlets across Chicago will become active users of STNG Wire content."

    Organizations and individuals with news and event items of interest to the Hispanic community can contact La Raza by e-mail at, or by fax at (773) 273 2927.

    About The Sun-Times News Group:

    In addition to the STNG Wire service, the Sun-Times News Group includes the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, seven daily suburban newspapers and more than 90 weekly newspapers, as well as magazines and Web sites serving Chicago and the suburbs. In addition to the Chicago Sun-Times, its other newspaper titles include the Daily Southtown, Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune, Waukegan News Sun, Elgin Courier News, Naperville Sun, Aurora Beacon News and Joliet Herald News. Its network of Web sites includes STNG is owned by Hollinger International Inc. (NYSE:HLR) .

    About La Raza Newspaper:

    La Raza is the number one Spanish-language newspaper in Chicago with an audited circulation 186,012 according to Certified Audit Circulation (June 30, 2005). It is also among the largest Sunday Hispanic newspaper in the United States. La Raza has been recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Publications as the "Best Spanish Language Weekly" five times over the past decade and was recently named by Editor & Publisher as one of "Ten That Do It Right." It is owned by ImpreMedia.

    About ImpreMedia:

    ImpreMedia is the leading publisher of Spanish language newspapers in the U.S. The company publishes La Opinion and La Opinion Contigo in Los Angeles, El Diario / La Prensa and El Diario Contigo in New York City, La Raza in Chicago, El Mensajero in the San Francisco Bay area, and La Prensa in Central Florida, the leading Spanish language newspapers in each of their respective markets.
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    guess somebody forgot to tell them 'freedom of the press' were the rights of the citizens and states -- illegals do not have vested rights under the Constitution or the laws of the United States
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