McClatchy Asks Court To Reject Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Publisher McClatchy Co. has asked a court to throw out an antitrust lawsuit aimed at preventing the company from selling three San Francisco Bay Area newspapers that it picked up after buying Knight Ridder Inc. this year.

MediaNews Group and the California Newspapers Partnership also requested that the court turn down the injunction request, according to a separate filing on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Clinton Reilly, a millionaire real estate investor, launched the lawsuit earlier this month to...
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