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Herald aims to slash jobs as it farms out printing

Up to 160 positions may be lost; paper also plans to relocate

The Boston Herald's publisher, Patrick Purcell, says mothballing its press and using outside contractors will help keep Boston a two-newspaper city. The Boston Herald's publisher, Patrick Purcell, says mothballing its press and using outside contractors will help keep Boston a two-newspaper city. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / June 25, 2008

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The Boston Herald plans to lay off 130 to 160 employees this summer and outsource its printing to presses in Chicopee and Norwood. (Full article: 864 words)

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