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John Yarmuth's son purchases LEO Weekly

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LEO Weekly has a new owner, according to a posting on the newspaper's Web site.

Aaron Yarmuth, the son of U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, has purchased the paper from SouthComm Communications Inc.

John Yarmuth and a small group of investors started the Louisville alternative newsweekly in 1990.

The newspaper's blog includes a quote from Aaron Yarmuth in which he expresses his enthusiasm for the future of the paper.

“LEO Weekly has been a part of my life since I was a child, and I am tremendously happy and proud to have the opportunity to help craft the next page in the paper’s life," he said. "I am not sure I would recognize a Louisville without LEO, and I am committed to maintaining our position as the progressive voice in our community. I would like to thank Chris Ferrell for this opportunity, as well as all of the time, energy and passion he committed to our beloved publication.”

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