In addition to being a source of crucial information, newspapers can also be fanned across a coffee table to conceal almond-butter stains or rolled into a handy bopping device to stun tarantulas. Get a steady supply of spider boppers with today's Groupon: for $30, new subscribers get 11 weeks of daily home delivery of the Times Union (a $71.50 value).
Founded in 1856 and purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1924, the Times Union is an upstate New York institution. Its proximity to New York’s state capitol ensures politics is a priority for the paper’s crack team of reporters, who train their eagle eyes on officials with a steady stream of award-winning stories. Groupon holders receive home delivery of the Times Union every day for 11 weeks, allowing keyboard-weary fingers to revert to childhood by gleefully smudging themselves with ink. The subscription also includes the behemoth Sunday edition bursting with news bulletins from all corners of the globe as well as up-to-date coverage of sports, business, entertainment, health, travel, pets, parenting, and more.
Albany Times Union
Since pressing its inaugural edition in 1857, the Albany Times Union has informed the four-county area of New York's Capital Region as a wellspring of reliable news coverage, from local interests and restaurant reviews to breaking international news. Overseen by Hearst Corporation since 1924, the Times Union upholds the brand's history of trustworthy, consistent coverage on news topics such as business, sports, and local culture. Hollywood doesn’t escape the far-reaching lens of talented staff reporters who deliver the hottest stories and reviews from the world of entertainment. Accurate weather and local-events coverage helps readers plan their week, and jam-packed classifieds let readers find jobs for their freeloading dogs.