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Newport council eyes electronic billboards as revenue source


The city of Newport is looking at electronic billboards as a new revenue source.

City Council members recently agreed to consider proposals from electronic billboard providers interested in erecting new signs on public property along highways in the city. In exchange for installing a billboard on city property, the billboard company would share its advertising revenue with the city.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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