Forbes: Star-Ledger Repeats Threat of Sale

September 24, 2008: The publisher of The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., reiterated on Tuesday his threat to put New Jersey's largest newspaper up for sale next month if its drivers union fails to approve a new contract.

Star-Ledger Publisher George Arwady seemed to suggest, however, that a tentative agreement has been reached and awaits ratification. In a memo to employees, Arwady urged the union to "take the steps necessary to ratify their draft agreement by the deadline."

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