Ariz. AG Sues Gannett Over Newspaper's Closure

Law360, New York (May 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Newspaper companies Gannett Co. Inc. and Lee Enterprises Inc. ran afoul of antitrust laws when they agreed to close the Tucson Citizen and share the profits from the only other daily local paper in the Tucson, Ariz., area, the Arizona Daily Star, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of the state of Arizona.

The complaint was filed on Friday by Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, against Gannett, Gannett subsidiary Citizen Publishing Co., Lee Enterprises, Lee...
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