About 30 of them are in the newsroom, according to a posting on the paper's Web site. It's the Register's fourth round of layoffs this year. The paper suffered a 15 percent drop in circulation for the six months ended Sept. 30, though Register Publisher Terry Horne said most of that was a deliberate reduction in papers distributed to hotels, schools and other bulk delivery spots. There have been reports about the Register talking to Tribune about some sort of connection with the LAT.
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