USA Today founder Al Neuharth has died in Cocoa Beach, Florida. He was 89. The news was announced Friday by USA Today and by the Newseum, which he also founded. Neuharth was born in Eureka in 1924, graduated from high school in Alpena, and attended USD in Vermillion. He started USA Today in 1982 when he ran the Gannett newspaper group. During Neuharth’s more than fifteen years at the helm of Gannett, the company became the nation’s largest newspaper company, with annual revenues increasing from 200 million dollars to more than 3 billion dollars. Neuharth retired in 1989.
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The 12-0 Tigers picked up 53 of the 61 first-place votes after holding off South Carolina.
Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill for a two- to three-week sprint to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes.