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    News - San Francisco Chronicle

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    By 1868, the original "local, critical, and theatrical" record, became "The Daily Morning Chronicle," proposing "to publish a bold, bright, fearless and truly independent newspaper, independent in all things, neutral in nothing." It is unique in recording historic events of California's early years of rapid growth. By 1880, San Francisco was the tenth largest city in the nation. The publishers of "The Chronicle" describe it as "a pioneer in changing newspaper writing, readability and design."

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    News - San Francisco Chronicle
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    24 Apr 2008
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    10 Jan 2013
    In January 1865, the de Young brothers launched "The Daily Dramatic Chronicle." Three months later, they scooped all other papers with news of Lincoln's assassination.