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Deadline pressure

By Steve Bailey
Globe columnist / December 2, 2005

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Yesterday was the deadline for investors/buyers to put their hands up if they are interested in the Boston Herald and Pat Purcell's sprawling chain of suburban newspapers. Imagine Purcell's financially challenged company combining with The Patriot Ledger of Quincy and The Enterprise of Brockton, two papers Purcell once tried hard to buy himself. Heritage Partners, a Boston private equity firm, ... (Full article: 672 words)

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