Tribune offers Freedom $3M as it prepares bid for OC Register

November 5, 2015 12:18 AM

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Tribune Publishing Co., owner of the Los Angeles Times, began taking steps to buy the Orange County Register Wednesday, offering $3 million to fund operations and the bankruptcy case of the Register’s parent company.

Earlier this week, Freedom Communications, the privately held company that owns the Register and the Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., filed for bankruptcy protection, subjecting its assets to potential bids from prospective acquirers.

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