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Gannett gives up on buying Baltimore Sun’s parent (access required)

NEW YORK — USA Today publisher Gannett walked away Tuesday from its attempted takeover of Tronc, the owner of the Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other major dailies. Gannett's target was elusive from the beginning, with a publicly contentious back-and-forth between the two companies. Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, rejected at least ...