Las Vegas Weekly (cover pictured above), Bellingham Weekly of Bellingham, Wash., and Style Weekly of Richmond, Va., were voted in as members of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies at the organization's annual meeting on June 18. The Las Vegas and Richmond papers were the first two daily-owned alt-weeklies ever admitted to AAN.

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Wick Communications Co., owner of AAN member paper Tucson Weekly, has sold Las Vegas CityLife and two other Nevada newspapers to Stephens Media Group, reports Las Vegas Review-Journal. According to the report, Stephens Media will fold its alternative weekly, the Las Vegas Mercury, into CityLife and publish under that name. Both weeklies applied for membership to the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies this year.

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