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Judge discharges autistic student’s loans

A Maryland woman with Asperger syndrome will not have to pay almost $340,000 in student loans she accumulated over the course of her almost 20-year pursuit of higher education, a judge has ruled in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Maryland. Asperger, ...

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Auction date proposed for Jewish Times publisher

After 93 years in the hands of the same family, the Baltimore Jewish Times could go to auction next week under a proposal filed Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Zvi Guttman, newly appointed trustee for publisher Alter Communications Inc., entered ...

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Bankruptcy judge appoints trustee for Jewish Times

After nixing a last-minute, hurried sale and acknowledging there appeared little hope of a mutually-agreed upon plan, a federal judge on Friday appointed a trustee to run Alter Communications Inc., publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge ...

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Judge rejects both plans in bankruptcy of Baltimore Jewish Times publisher

In a move that shocked everyone involved, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge rejected both of the competing restructuring plans of the publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times and its former printer. Judge James F. Schneider was harshly critical of the ...

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Workers win severance pay priority in bankruptcy court

Former employees’ severance-pay claims are entitled to full priority in the employer’s bankruptcy, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. Last week’s published decision affirmed the ruling of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in Richmond, Va., in favor ...

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City Superfresh closes as new market prepares to move in

Downtown Baltimore’s Superfresh grocery store will close Tuesday after more than four years in business, as part of a statewide shuttering of the chain’s stores. But the supermarket is expected to reopen next week, as new ownership will transform it ...

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Sbarro filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Pizza and pasta chain Sbarro Inc. said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it works to restructure. The restaurant chain has suffered, like many restaurants, since consumers clamped down on spending in the ...

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