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'Register' debut sparks Long Beach newspaper war




Screenshot of the debut issue of Long Beach Register.
Screenshot of the debut issue of Long Beach Register.
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It's not often that the newspaper industry is the subject of good news, but today, the city of Long Beach is about to become the nation's newest two-newspaper town. 

RELATED: 21st century newspaper battle: The Orange County Register moves into Long Beach Press-Telegram territory

The brand new Long Beach Register will publish its first edition — in print — today. It's a new venture from the OC Register that will challenge the Long Beach Press-Telegram on its turf.

Rick Edmonds, media business analyst at the Poynter Institute, joins the show with more.