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Cleveland Press Club hall of famer Don Bean dies at 82
Bean was a Plain Dealer police reporter and a practical joker. His stories are in John Tidyman's book "Gimme Rewrite Sweetheart."
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Don Bean at the Press Club Hall of Fame
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With the digital wave sweeping away advertising revenues in an already washed-out economy, newspaper reporters are becoming an endangered species.

 The decline of the newspaper industry has many Northeast Ohioans pining for the days when Cleveland was a three-newspaper-town. Three veteran reporters look at what we had and what we lost:

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Don Bean relates the story of a colleague's practical joke

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PD staffers stood by Press brethren when it was sold

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O'Donnell stopped at nothing to get the story

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Doris O'Donnell: "My mother said 'You're never going to be a newspaper reporter. You have to be a secretary like your cousins.'"

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Doris O'Donnell: "My mother said 'You're never going to be a newspaper reporter. You have to be a secretary like your cousins.'"

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Doris O'Donnell's Cleveland on Western Reserve Public Media

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