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Chicago Paper Details Inflated Circulation Figures

The Chicago Sun-Times newspaper says its single-copy sales are 23 percent lower than indicated in the past. More than a month ago, the paper's parent company admitted it had inflated the figures for several years. Advertisers are suing the company. The rival Tribune company said last month it had inflated circulation numbers at two of its papers. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley.

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