Toledo Free Press employees Christie Materni, left, and James A. Molnar, right, hang up a good-bye sign in the window of the newspaper's offices.
The Toledo Free Press has printed its last issue, according to a statement posted online today by publisher Tom Pounds.
“We fought long and hard to make sure this day would never come, but it’s with a heavy heart that I must announce Toledo Free Press is closing,” he wrote in the statement, posted at 3 p.m. today.
Mr. Pounds cited “legal wrangling” and business conditions as reasons for the close. Sunday’s issue was the paper’s last, though employees will continue to post online and social media content for a few weeks.
The newspaper recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Publisher's Statement: Toledo Free Press to close. http://t.co/2XcubUeIuL— Toledo Free Press (@ToledoFreePress) April 27, 2015
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