Philly newspapers file bankruptcy plan, hope to shed $400M debt with $37M cash, plus building

Philly newspapers file debt-free bankruptcy plan

PHILADELPHIA — Two large Philadelphia daily newspapers hope to emerge from bankruptcy debt-free by paying creditors $37 million in cash plus real estate to settle nearly $400 million in debt.

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Eagles’ sponsors maintain team support, but not rushing to embrace ‘toxic’ Michael Vick

Eagles’ sponsors stand by team after Vick signing

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles’ sponsors are standing by their team. That doesn’t mean anyone is ready to put extra money in Michael Vick’s pockets.

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Judge criticizes probe of taped meeting in Philadelphia Newspapers bankruptcy case

Judge faults taping probe in Philly newspaper case

PHILADELPHIA — The judge overseeing Philadelphia Newspapers’ bankruptcy has criticized a creditor group’s investigation into the alleged illegal taping of a meeting.

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Roethlisberger’s attorney says rape accuser’s e-mails, texts prove assault didn’t happen

Lawyer: Roethlisberger accuser e-mails absolve QB

PITTSBURGH — A former Nevada casino worker who accused Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of rape in a civil lawsuit should drop the case because her own e-mails and text messages prove she wasn’t assaulted, his attorney said.

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Mylan sues Pittsburgh Post-Gazette over internal document stories that led to FDA review

Mylan sues Pittsburgh paper over document stories

PITTSBURGH — Generic drug giant Mylan Inc. has sued the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette over stories based on internal documents that prompted a review by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Mom says Pittsburgh school bullies drove daughter to anorexia with remarks about her weight

Pittsburgh mom says daughter bulled into anorexia

PITTSBURGH — A woman has filed what experts believe is a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Public Schools, claiming her daughter developed anorexia because male students bullied the girl about her weight, forcing her to leave the district.

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InterDigital 3rd-quarter guidance will narrowly misses Street; shares down after ITC ruling

InterDigital 3Q guidance to narrowly miss Street

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — Wireless technology developer InterDigital Inc. said Monday it expects third-quarter sales of $73.5 million to $75.5 million, just below Wall Street forecasts of $76.8 million.

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Church is temporarily out for Pa. group that says jam band concerts are religious services

Jam band concerts banned at Pa. ‘music church’

PITTSBURGH — Church is out, at least temporarily, for a group that claims its jam band concerts are religious services.

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Man charged in 1980 killings of Wis. couple claimed he was reformed after life of crime

Wis. cold-case suspect led life of crime

MADISON, Wis. — Edward Wayne Edwards’ days of hitchhiking across the country, stealing cars, robbing gas stations and forging checks were behind him when he was released early from the federal prison in Lewisburg, Pa., in 1967.

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Pa. man gets 120 years for using day-care infants, friend’s children to make pornography

Pa. man gets 120 years for making child porn

PHILADELPHIA — A seldom-employed psychopath was sentenced Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in prison for making a huge cache of child pornography that shows him sexually assaulting a dozen children, including infants at a girlfriend’s in-home day care.

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