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Binding Arbitration in News Dispute
Looks like there could be peace if not a full, immediate resolution of Seattle's long-running dispute between the PI and the Times. According to the Seattle Times...

"Seattle's two daily newspaper companies announced a surprise agreement Thursday morning to settle their long-running legal dispute through binding arbitration. But by late afternoon, it became clear it wasn't a done deal, as a third party said it would seek to participate in the process.

"The high-stakes agreement between The Seattle Times Co. and The Hearst Corp., owner of the Post-Intelligencer, needs the approval of King County Superior Court Judge Greg Canova, who has jurisdiction over the lawsuit Hearst filed nearly three years ago."

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