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  • Lewis Katz, left, addresses a news conference while accompanied by William P. Hankowsky, right, and George Norcross III, Monday, April 2, 2012, in Philadelphia. The three are part of group of powerful business leaders that announced Monday that they have closed a deal to purchase Philadelphia's two largest newspapers from hedge funds for approximately $55 million, a fraction of what investors paid for them in 2006.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    N.J. pol's group buys Philly papers

    Philadelphia's two largest newspapers were sold Monday for the fourth time in six years, this time for about $55 million to a group of investors led by New Jersey Democratic Party boss George E. Norcross III.


  • Philly papers to sell Android tablets with content

    The owner of the city's two major newspapers planned to announce Monday that it will begin selling Android tablet computers preloaded with their content in a digital venture designed to shore up readership and finances nearly a year after the publications emerged from bankruptcy.


  • Philly papers offer Android tablets with paid apps

    The city's two major newspapers said Monday that they will give heavily-discounted Android tablet computers to paid digital subscribers as part of a new venture designed to shore up readership and revenue nearly a year after the publications emerged from bankruptcy.


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