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Controversy Surrounds Chicago Tribune Sale and Bankruptcy

The Chicago Tribune is trying to reorganize and emerge out of bankruptcy. But their plan to do so has generated controversy. An independent investigation suggests the original $8.2 billion sale of the company to Sam Zell involved intentional fraud. Eight Forty-Eight's business contributor David Greising explains what this might mean long-term for the Chicago-based business.

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