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Shareholders Re-Elect Three Board Members

ARLINGTON, Va. — Gannett shareholders today re-elected three members of the board of directors at Gannett’s annual meeting held at the company’s corporate headquarters here.

They are: Drew Lewis, Thomas A. Reynolds Jr. and Dolores D. Wharton.

Directors Andrew F. Brimmer, Rosalynn Carter and Rollan D. Melton are retiring from the board.

Earlier today, Gannett’s directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share, payable on July 1, 1997, to shareholders of record on June 6, 1997.

Gannett is a nationwide news and information company that publishes 90 daily newspapers, including USA TODAY, and USA WEEKEND, a newspaper magazine. Gannett also operates 16 television stations, five radio stations, cable television systems in five states and alarm security services.