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  Av 4, 5767 , 19/07/07

Adelson Opens 'Battle of the Free Newspaper'

American Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson's new Israel Today newspaper will be distributed for free at train stations in competition with the free Israeli newspaper, Globes reported. Adelson is a former partner with his new competitor.

Adelson decided to launch the new daily after failing to reach an agreement to buy the struggling Ma'ariv, Israel's second largest Hebrew daily.

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