"Today is our first day under the ownership of the Gannett Company and our first day as part of the USA TODAY NETWORK.With death (to) sentences:
"... This transaction opens up a bright future for us as we join more than 3,800 journalists that comprise the USA TODAY NETWORK.
"... The USA TODAY NETWORK is a digital-first, innovative and integrated organization committed to strong and sustainable community journalism. ...
"... Bob Dickey, president and chief executive officer of Gannett, last year explained the next-generation USA TODAY NETWORK to employees this way:"
" 'Onefocused organization where local stories feed national news, and national news connects with local relevance. All presented with the integrity, clarity and focus only we possess.' "