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  • Tribune Co. owns 39 TV stations with Local TV Holdings purchase

    Tribune Co. owns 39 TV stations with Local TV Holdings purchase
    Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations.
  • For Scranton residents, bankruptcy is an inviting option

    For Scranton residents, bankruptcy is an inviting option
    SCRANTON, Pa. — When Detroit filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of residents took to the streets to protest what they saw as a drastic approach to fixing the city's budget problems. But in this hilly town of 76,000 in northeastern Pennsylvania,...

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV
    The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings. Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...

    Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare
    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through. A hundred yards...

    Chief Mark Kessler's gun-rights message reaches beyond Pennsylvania

    Chief Mark Kessler's gun-rights message reaches beyond Pennsylvania
    The tiny coal town of Gilberton has become a spectacle for the nation's gun debate, marshaling dozens of armed gun-rights activists who come to defend the borough's suspended police chief, whose profanity-laced YouTube videos sparked the controversy. At...