A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments by the state Attorney General's office this morning as to why theTucson Citizen
, says one of the newspaper's would-be buyers.
The Judge has set a hearing in the matter of the closing of the Tucson Citizen. The hearing will be held in Tucson Federal Court at 9:30 AM Monday morning. Lee and Gannett are flying in their Chief Counsels.
The Judge assigned to the case is U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins.
They have both filed motions to dismiss the Case.
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The United States Department of Justice is also sending a representative.
I personally believe the Attorney General will prevail.
Stephen Hadland CEO, Santa Monica Mdia Company, LLC Publisher & President Observer Newspapers (310) 503-4145