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Mel Steninger

Mel Steninger

The third generation of the Steninger family to own the Elko Daily Press, he and partner Earl Frantzen acquired the newspaper in 1968. A Missouri journalism graduate, he served as editor. He successfully challenged the constitutionality of a state law requiring newspapers to file reports of advertising expenditures by legislative candidates.

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