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Western Star



Western Star published in Corner Brook, N.L. 1900-present
(1900-1952 currently digitized)

The Western Star, western Newfoundland's only daily newspaper was founded April 4, 1900. Becoming a daily in 1954 the Western Star has a weekly circulation of about 52,500, half within Corner Brook and the rest distributed over a wide area, from Labrador and the Northern Peninsula in the north to Port aux Basques on the southwest corner and east to Springdale and Baie Verte. In 1910, it became the first paper to be printed on Newfoundland newsprint. With the closing of the Daily News in 1984, theWestern Star became one of the two remaining dailies in the province.

Becoming a daily in 1954, as of 2013, the Western Star has a weekly circulation of about 52,500, half within Corner Brook and the rest distributed



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