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Scripps

 (skrĭps)
Family of American newspaper publishers, including James Edmund (1835-1906), who founded the Detroit Evening News (1873), and his half-brother Edward Wyllis (1854-1926), who established (1907) the news agency that became United Press International and organized the syndication of features and illustrations. James's sister Ellen Browning (1836-1932) endowed several prominent educational and research institutions in southern California.

Scripps

(skrɪps)

n.
Edward Wyllis, 1854–1926, U.S. publisher.
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Noun1.Scripps - United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926)
2.Scripps - United States newspaper publisher and half-brother of Edward Wyllis Scripps (1835-1908)
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