Sheriff's gun records fight with Oregon newspaper costs county $43,500

Mail Tribune
The Mail Tribune, a Dow Jones paper in Medford, Ore., wanted the records to find out how many teachers in the area had permits to carry a concealed handgun. It fought for three years with the sheriff, who now has to pay the paper's legal fees.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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