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Dec 22, 2014, 12:09 ET

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Uncover New, Fundamental Mechanism for How Resveratrol Provides Health Benefits

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient once touted as an elixir of youth,...

Dec 12, 2014, 17:23 ET

Scripps and Journal receive FCC approval

The Federal Communications Commission today approved the applications of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal Communications (NYSE:...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Scripps and ABC complete new five-year affiliation agreement

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and American Broadcasting Company have signed a new five-year affiliation agreement covering 10 Scripps...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:09 ET

Scripps investigation uncovers flawed system for tracking convicted military sex offenders

 After an exhaustive review of more than 1,300 military cases and sex offender registries from across the country, the Scripps national...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:45 ET

Scripps management to present at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

 Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), and Tim Wesolowski, senior vice...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

WEWS named official broadcast TV and digital partner of the Cleveland Browns starting in 2015

WEWS NewsChannel 5, the ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), has announced a new media partnership with the Cleveland Browns...

Nov 17, 2014, 15:00 ET

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Reveal Weak Spots in Ebola's Defenses

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:05 ET
Rich Boehne, Chairman, President & CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps extends CEO's contract

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has extended the employment contract for its chairman, president and CEO, Rich Boehne, to Aug. 7, 2016,...

Nov 07, 2014, 07:30 ET

Scripps reports third-quarter results

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the third quarter of 2014. Unless otherwise indicated, all operating...

Oct 27, 2014, 18:09 ET

New Clinical Trial Data: Scripps Research Institute MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

Positive new clinical data were released today on a drug candidate for ulcerative colitis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

Scripps launches Podium to empower people to participate more in the political process

  The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) is arming the public with the power to stay informed and to influence their representatives in...

Oct 20, 2014, 13:20 ET
Track Legend Steve Scott Reveals Prostate Cancer & Proton Therapy at Scripps (PRNewsFoto/Scripps Health)

Track Legend Steve Scott Reveals Prostate Cancer and Proton Therapy

Steve Scott became one of the greatest mile runners in American history by taking a strategic approach to his craft. To view the multimedia assets...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:30 ET

Scripps to report third-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

 The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report third-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Nov. 7....

Oct 13, 2014, 11:36 ET

TSRI Scientists Create Mimic Of 'Good' Cholesterol To Fight Heart Disease And Stroke

 Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a synthetic molecule that mimics "good" cholesterol and have shown it can...

Oct 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
Scripps acquires WeatherSphere (PRNewsFoto/The E.W. Scripps Co.)

Scripps acquires mobile weather technology firm WeatherSphere

 The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) solidified its commitment to weather coverage wherever it's needed with the acquisition of WeatherSphere, a...

Sep 26, 2014, 13:00 ET

Scripps names Steve Smith publisher of Record Searchlight in Redding, Calif.

Steve Smith, a newspaper executive and operations expert with more than three decades of service for The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP), has been...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:15 ET

Scripps officers adopt 10b5-1 trading plans

Certain officers of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) have adopted stock trading plans in accordance with the guidelines specified by Rule...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:00 ET
Logan Green has completed brain cancer treatments at Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego. September is national childhood cancer awareness month. (PRNewsFoto/Scripps Health)

5-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient Completes Proton Therapy, Awaits Kindergarten

 While proton therapy recently began in the Czech Republic for British pediatric brain cancer patent Ashya King, another case in the United...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:05 ET

Scripps announces Nicholson as new vice president/GM for WFTS in Tampa, Fla.

 Nick Nicholson, an experienced media executive with a track record of success in competitive markets, is the new vice president and general...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:15 ET

Scripps Offers Insights into Nation's First All Pencil-Beam Proton Center

 The nation's first proton therapy center to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam scanning is reporting exceptional results in...