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Akron newspaper has a new owner for the first time in two decade

Chris Nelson announcing in a public meeting next week new direction for paper

For the first time in 22 years, the Akron Hometowner will have a new owner starting this week.  Chris Nelson, President and CEO of Nelson Media Company, is officially taking over the publication from Dodie Hook, who started the newspaper back in 2001.  It’s his fourth paper he has purchased in the last year, the third in Iowa.  

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