'Daily Star' Thanksgiving edition weighed more than 5 pounds - Tucson News Now

'Daily Star' Thanksgiving edition weighed more than 5 pounds

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Daily Star's Thanksgiving edition was the largest the newspaper has produced.

Each copy of Thursday's edition weighed more than 5 pounds, the newspaper's marketing department said in a news release.

The Daily Star had more than 1,000 pages, including 876 pages of advertising.

In its most-coveted advertising zone, the newspaper had 103 inserts, the news release said.

The newspaper is the state's second largest, behind The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, with a daily circulation of 106,000 and Sunday circulation of 160,000.

Lee Enterprises, Inc., the Daily Star's parent company, emerged from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy process earlier this year.

In October, Lee said it had reduced its debt to $930.6 million from roughly $1 billion.

Copyright 2012 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • breaking

    PCSD searching for Tucson man who has been missing for a week

    PCSD searching for Tucson man who has been missing for a week

    Thursday, March 30 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-03-30 22:40:50 GMT
    David Yurek (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)David Yurek (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    He is described as a white male, 5'7" tall, weighing 126 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen outside a care facility in the 8100 block of East Broadway Boulevard on March 23. 

    He is described as a white male, 5'7" tall, weighing 126 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen outside a care facility in the 8100 block of East Broadway Boulevard on March 23. 

  • breaking

    LIGHT DIMS IN TUCSON: Jacob Mockbee passes away

    LIGHT DIMS IN TUCSON: Jacob Mockbee passes away

    Thursday, March 30 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-03-30 18:15:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-03-30 22:26:32 GMT
    Jacob Mockbee (Source: Facebook)Jacob Mockbee (Source: Facebook)

    Jacob Mockbee, a young man whose bright smile and positive attitude touched many in the Tucson community over the years, has died.

    Jacob Mockbee, a young man whose bright smile and positive attitude touched many in the Tucson community over the years, has died.

  • Sahuarita teens create potentially life-saving message

    Sahuarita teens create potentially life-saving message

    Thursday, March 30 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-03-30 22:17:12 GMT
    (Source: Pima Association of Governments)(Source: Pima Association of Governments)

    The Pima Association of Governments challenged members of the Sahuarita Teen Advisory Council to create an attention-getting and inspiring public service announcement about distracted driving, and they stepped up.

    The Pima Association of Governments challenged members of the Sahuarita Teen Advisory Council to create an attention-getting and inspiring public service announcement about distracted driving, and they stepped up.

Powered by Frankly