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Nancy Hicks Maynard, 61, a former co-publisher of the Oakland (Calif.) Tribune and co-founder of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, died Sept. 21. A pioneering African American reporter for the New York Post and the New York Times, she and her husband Robert C. Maynard purchased the financially ailing Oakland Tribune from Gannett Co. in 1983, making it the only major daily with African American owners.

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