Richmond paper brings back standalone business section

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The Richmond Times-Dispatch, a Media General paper, is added to its business coverage, returning its standalone business section for the first time since it was cut in 2006.

A brief in the paper states, “The new section can be found after the Sports section on most days.

“With a section front Tuesday through Saturday, we’re adding a fourth page of business news. We’re expanding our daily stock listings — as other newspapers across the country eliminate their listings or reduce them. And we’re providing readers with new content.

“Sunday’s Moneywise and Monday’s Metro Business sections remain the same.”

Read more here. Only a handful of papers that cut standalone business sections in the past five years have added them back.