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    This month, a Washington weekly is shutting down. Today, it ran a house ad looking for new jobs for its journalists.

    When a newsroom shuts down, there's usually a series of announcements, internal memos and "I'm looking for work" tweets. Most times, it ends there.

    But in one Washington newspaper this week, there's a full-page advertisement devoted to helping soon-to-be jobless journalists find work again. Here's what it says on page five of today's Issaquah Press: "We're professional journalists. On Feb. 25, we're for hire."

    Below that is a list of reasons why they'll make great colleagues ("journalists work well on deadline"), and mini-resumés of each employee.

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