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Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 9:24am

Owner of Several Georgia Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

A Kentucky company that owns several Georgia newspapers has filed for bankruptcy.

Triple Crown Media publishes seven newspapers in Georgia, including the Albany Herald and the Jackson Progress-Argus.

According to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, the company has more than $30 million in assets but more than $80 million in debt.

In January the company laid off 5% of its workforce.

Under the restructuring agreement employees will keep their jobs and benefits and the newspapers will keep operating.


From staff and wire reports

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