Delay in Newsday Circ-Scandal Sentencing?

What You Should Have Read, Oct. 10, 2007

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Delay Requested in Sentencing in Newsday Case
Newsday reports that federal prosecutors have asked to delay Friday's sentencing of seven people who have pleaded guilty in the Newsday circulation scandal so the incoming U.S. attorney can review the case. The delay, if granted, would postpone an unusual pre-sentencing hearing at which the federal judge planned to determine whether higher-ups at Newsday and its parent Tribune company who were not prosecuted were possibly involved in the inflation of Newsday circulation and that of Hoy, its former Spanish-language sister publication.
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