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Bankruptcy numbers for county jump in ’09
According to statistics from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, bankruptcy filings in Boone County last year were the highest since 2005, when consumers rushed to file before Congress overhauled the bankruptcy laws. (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 15:22:09 GMT)

Nevada Bankruptcy Filings Surge In New Year
Nevada businesses and individuals struggling with foreclosures and unemployment have led to a jump in bankruptcy filings, while figures for the first two weeks of 2010 show no signs of a slowdown. (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 15:59:24 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings shoot up in La.
Higher numbers of people and businesses in Louisiana sought refuge from debt in federal bankruptcy court last year. (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:17:35 GMT)

More than 18,000 bankruptcy filings in Louisiana in 09
NEW ORLEANS -- Higher numbers of people and businesses in Louisiana sought refuge from debt in federal bankruptcy court last year. According to the Administrative Office of United States Courts, there were 18,268 bankruptcy filings in the state from Oct. 1, 2008 through Sept. 30, 2009, up more than 18 percent from the previous year's filings of 15,412. There were 844 business filings in ... (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:45:32 GMT)

JAL shares sink on eve of expected bankruptcy filing (Business Times
TOKYO: Japan Airlines (JAL) shares plunged to an all-time low of just 5 US cents yesterday on the eve of an expected bankruptcy filing by the carrier that could be one of the biggest in Japan in recent decades. JAL shares slid 2 yen, or 28.6 per cent, to end at 5 yen (5 US cents) as investors bailed out ahead of an announcement today on a state-backed restructuring package for the troubled ... (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:46:14 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings shoot up in La.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sharply higher numbers of people and businesses in Louisiana sought refuge from debt in federal bankruptcy court, crippled by the housing collapse, credit cards and sharply lower retail sales. (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:50:06 GMT)

Japan Air Lines bankruptcy filing expected Tuesday
(FT) -- Japan Airlines is expected to file for bankruptcy tomorrow, as speculation intensifies over which of its two U.S. suitors, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines, will be chosen to aid its rehab... (Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:50:23 GMT)

Japan Airlines Files for Bankruptcy
The airline’s bankruptcy sets the stage for a state-led bailout that could change the Japanese aviation sector. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 08:59:30 GMT)

World stocks fall amid JAL bankruptcy, US earnings
World stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as Japan Airlines filed for bankruptcy in one of the nation's largest corporate failures and investors awaited a batch of earnings from major U.S. companies. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 09:09:57 GMT)

JAL files for $25 billion bankruptcy, to cut jobs, routes
Japan Airlines Corp (9205.T) filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday owing more than $25 billion and vowed to slash 15,700 jobs and unprofitable routes as part of a plan to survive an industry beset by volatile fuel costs and fickle flyers. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 09:50:47 GMT)

Can Japan Airlines (JAL) Restructure after Bankruptcy?
Months of speculation came to an end on Tuesday afternoon as Japan Airlines (JAL), the country's 59-year-old flagship carrier that once symbolized the strength of Japan Inc., filed for bankruptcy with two of its subsidiaries (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 10:05:00 GMT)

Asia shares mixed on Japan Airlines bankruptcy news
Japan Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection as it battles to overcome crippling debts, while uncertainty over US bank earnings led to a mixed day for Asian markets. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 10:12:53 GMT)

Japan Airlines files for bankruptcy
Japan Airlines Corp (9205.T) filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday owing more than $25 billion, and vowed to slash 15,700 jobs in an effort to survive in an industry hit by volatile fuel costs and fickle flyers. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 12:21:25 GMT)

Morris Publishing files for bankruptcy protection
Daily newspaper owner Morris Publishing Group is seeking Chapter 11 protection, one of at least 14 newspaper companies forced into bankruptcy court since the beginning of the recession. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 13:54:40 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings sharply increase in Louisiana
Sharply higher numbers of people and businesses in Louisiana sought refuge from debt in federal bankruptcy court, crippled by the housing collapse, credit cards and sharply lower retail sales. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:19:30 GMT)

Japan Airlines files for $25 billion bankruptcy
Japan Airlines Corp (JAL) (9205.T) filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday owing more than $25 billion, and vowed to slash 15,700 jobs and unprofitable routes as it tries to survive volatile fuel costs and fickle flyers. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 16:06:28 GMT)

Japan Airlines files for bankruptcy protection
Japan Airlines filed for bankruptcy Tuesday in one of the nation's biggest corporate failures ever, entering a restructuring that will shrink Asia's top carrier and its presence around the world. (Tue, 19 Jan 2010 19:36:33 GMT)

JAL's bankruptcy: What it changes, what's next
American and Delta airlines still want to partner with Japan Airlines although it filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 01:06:12 GMT)

Lyondell Creditors Fail to End Company’s Control of Bankruptcy
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Lyondell Chemical Co. ’s creditors committee failed to end the company’s control of its bankruptcy case after a lawyer said a rival bid from Reliance Industries Ltd. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 06:56:37 GMT)

Japan Airlines' bankruptcy: What it changes, what's next
American and Delta still want to partner with Japan Airlines although the Japanese carrier filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:53:29 GMT)

Uno Restaurant Holdings Files Bankruptcy in New York (Update1)
Jan. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. , the operator of 99 Uno Chicago Grill casual-dining restaurants, filed for bankruptcy reorganization, blaming the recession and a drop in consumer spending for decreased sales. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:11:48 GMT)

Daniel Tzvetkoff filing for bankruptcy
IT tycoon Daniel Tzvetkoff -- once known for his Hedges Avenue mega-mansion and flash cars -- will file for bankruptcy today. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:14:19 GMT)

Owner of Uno Chicago Grill files for bankruptcy
The parent company of Uno Chicago Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday as it pursues a $142 million debt-for-equity deal. Boston-based Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation said its bankruptcy filing in the Southern District of New York involves a "pre-arranged reorganization transaction," meaning that the company has already worked out a plan with its major bondholders. Rick Hendrie ... (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:18:58 GMT)

Pizzeria Uno parent files for bankruptcy
The parent company of Uno Chicago Grill filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday as it pursues a $142 million debt-for-equity deal. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 16:39:52 GMT)

Icahn last bidder for Fontainebleau in bankruptcy
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is closer to buying the unfinished Fontainebleau Las Vegas casino-resort on the Strip after two other bids failed to satisfy bankruptcy auction rules. (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 19:11:49 GMT)

MGM mulls prepackaged bankruptcy with sale: sources
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which has received several first-round bids in an auction to sell itself, is considering a prepackaged bankruptcy along with a sale, sources familiar with the matter said. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:14:07 GMT)

Qantas Shares Climb on Japan Airlines Bankruptcy Woes (Update1)
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Qantas Airways Ltd. , Australia’s biggest airline, rose in Sydney trading on speculation it will gain global market share after Japan Airlines Corp. became Asia’s first flag carrier to file for bankruptcy. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 07:34:54 GMT)

Boyles furniture parent exits bankruptcy
The parent company of Boyles furniture stores emerged from bankruptcy Wednesday, seven months after filing for Chapter 11 protection to reorganize and shed debts related to a failed expansion into housing bubble-plagued Florida. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 13:16:12 GMT)

Woes include bankruptcy at Whistler, no snow at Cypress
The Whistler ski resort, home to next month's Olympic downhill, could be auctioned off Feb. 19, right in the middle of the games amid a bankruptcy. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 15:26:43 GMT)

BlackRock Proposes New Consumer Bankruptcy Option, Novick Says
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Consumers need a new type of bankruptcy that would better aid homeowners and be fairer for mortgage-bond investors than the existing U.S. loan-modification program, BlackRock Inc. Vice Chairman Barbara Novick said. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:06:57 GMT)

Canadian bankruptcy filings down four per cent in November over previous month
TORONTO - Fewer Canadians and business filed for bankruptcy in November, providing another sign that the economy is in recovery mode. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:33:00 GMT)

Boeing jet buyer Japan Airlines files for bankruptcy
EVERETT — Japan Airlines, an airline mostly loyal to the Boeing Co., filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. With about $25.6 billion of debt, Japan’s flagship carrier has seen its stock value drop by 90 percent over the past week. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:48:30 GMT)

Boscov's hiring 240, putting bankruptcy in the past
Months after receiving court approval to bring its bankruptcy restructuring plan to a conclusion, Boscov's Department Stores says now its' ready to up its service with the hiring of 240 employees. (Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:51:37 GMT)

HSH Delaware Caves to Creditors, Files for Bankruptcy (Update2)
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- HSH Delaware GP LLC, a company created with its affiliates to buy part of a German bank, sought bankruptcy protection from creditors after failing to reach an agreement with lenders to refinance debt. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 06:25:53 GMT)

Exiting Bankruptcy, DeCode Lands in V.C. Hands
DeCode Genetics , the gene-hunting company in Iceland, said Thursday that it had emerged from bankruptcy and would continue its genetics research and its gene-based diagnostics as a private company. It will abandon its efforts to develop drugs from its discoveries. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:46:08 GMT)

Air America files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Liberal talk radio network Air America is planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the company said Thursday. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:51:00 GMT)

O.C. bankruptcy filings soared 64% in '09
In 2009, 14,741 Orange County individuals and businesses filed for bankruptcy court protection. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:14:04 GMT)

Liberal radio network Air America files for bankruptcy
Air America Radio, billed as a liberal alternative to Rush Limbaugh and other conservative commentators, says in a statement that it has filed for bankruptcy and ended all live programming. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 13:35:00 GMT)

Air America to close, files for bankruptcy
Air America, a politically liberal talk-radio network, said on Thursday it would cease operations and file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection to begin an orderly wind down of its business. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 14:08:07 GMT)

MGM Bids May Not Preclude Bankruptcy: Report
MGM Bids May Not Preclude Bankruptcy: Report (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 14:09:21 GMT)

Restaurateurs seek Chap. 7 bankruptcy
WORCESTER - Joseph M. and Lainie E. Petrou, who closed the last of their three restaurants in September, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 14:17:40 GMT)

Furniture Maker Seeks Bankruptcy Reorganization
An 11th-hour Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing allowed Maine's Moosehead Furniture Co. to avoid an auction aimed at liquidating its assets. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 14:44:11 GMT)

Furniture maker seeks bankruptcy reorganization
An eleventh-hour Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing allowed Maine's Moosehead Furniture Co. to avoid an auction aimed at liquidating its assets. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 14:55:29 GMT)

Air America to close, files for bankruptcy
Air America, a politically liberal talk-radio network, is to cease operations and file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection to begin an orderly wind down of its business. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 19:19:37 GMT)

BlackRock Proposes New Consumer Bankruptcy Option (Update1)
Consumers need a new type of bankruptcy that would better aid homeowners and be fairer for mortgage-bond investors than the existing U.S. loan-modification program, BlackRock Inc. Vice Chairman Barbara Novick said. (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 23:54:35 GMT)

MediaNews owner files prepackaged bankruptcy
The holding company of MediaNews Group, which publishes The Denver Post and The Salt Lake Tribune filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it has a fast-track plan to cut debt and boost cash flow. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 00:09:39 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge ready to approve bonuses
A Delaware bankruptcy judge is ready to approve Tribune Co.'s request to pay bonuses of up to $45 million to hundreds of managers, including the media conglomerate's top 10 executives. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 00:30:16 GMT)

Bankruptcy Judge Ready to Approve Bonuses
Delaware bankruptcy ready to approve bonuses for top executives Law - Bankruptcy - Services - Lawyers and Law Firms - Bankruptcy Law (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 00:40:45 GMT)

Plan for Greektown bankruptcy approved
A plan approved Friday to lead Greektown Casino out of bankruptcy protection will repay most creditors and strip ownership from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 06:09:14 GMT)

Taco Del Mar files for bankruptcy
Seattle-based Taco Del Mar said Thursday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Seattle. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 08:23:33 GMT)

Affiliated Media Files for Bankruptcy Protection to Restructure
Affiliated Media Inc., the holding company for Dean Singleton’s MediaNews Group, filed for bankruptcy protection after announcing it obtained approval to restructure from its lenders. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:54:57 GMT)

Newspaper Group Files for Bankruptcy
USA Today to Post 17% Drop in Circulation (AP) The holding company for newspaper publisher MediaNews Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday. Affiliated Media Inc., the privately he... (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 16:56:53 GMT)

MediaNews parent seeks turnaround in bankruptcy
Another newspaper publisher desperate to dump debt has filed for bankruptcy protection in hopes of recovering from an advertising meltdown that has obliterated much of the print media's revenue. (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 20:45:41 GMT)

MediaNews parent seeks turnaround in bankruptcy
Another newspaper publisher desperate to dump debt has filed for bankruptcy protection in hopes of recovering from an... (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:03:58 GMT)

MediaNews Parent Seeks Turnaround in Bankruptcy
MediaNews parent hopes quick stay in bankruptcy court can spur turnaround MediaNews Group - Services - Newspaper - Law - United States (Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:40:05 GMT)

Air America to close, files for bankruptcy
NEW YORK - Air America , a politically liberal talk-radio network, said on Thursday it would cease operations and file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection to begin an orderly wind down of its business. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 01:02:35 GMT)

'Bankruptcy' is heard as orchestra struggles
The Philadelphia Orchestra likes to call itself the orchestra of firsts - the first to appear on a national television broadcast, among other firsts. Now leaders are confronting the possibility of a considerably less sweet distinction: The first "Big Five" American orchestra to declare bankruptcy. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 03:14:00 GMT)

Holiday Inn Express files for bankruptcy protection
ELKO — The property group that owns Elko’s Holiday Inn Express filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December but could emerge within the next four months. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 07:12:36 GMT)

MediaNews parent seeks turnaround in bankruptcy
SAN FRANCISCO (AP): Another newspaper publisher desperate to dump debt has filed for bankruptcy protection in hopes of recovering from an advertising meltdown that has obliterated much of the print me... (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 08:03:49 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings up again
Oklahoma bankruptcy filings rose for the fourth straight year in the state's three federal courts, with increases up to 32 percent from last year, according to a review by the Tulsa World. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 08:41:41 GMT)

Descent into Japan Airlines Bankruptcy
With combined liabilities of 2.3 trillion yen, Japan Airlines and two core subsidiaries applied to be placed under court-administered bankruptcy and reorganization on Jan. 19. This is the first installment of a three-part series examining the failure of the national flag carrier. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 09:02:05 GMT)

Affiliated Media Files for Bankruptcy Protection to Restructure
Affiliated Media Inc., the holding company for Dean Singleton’s MediaNews Group, filed for bankruptcy protection after announcing it obtained approval to restructure from its lenders. (Sun, 24 Jan 2010 16:09:56 GMT)

Descent into Japan Airlines Bankruptcy
With combined liabilities of 2.3 trillion yen, Japan Airlines and two core subsidiaries applied to be placed under court-administered bankruptcy and reorganization on Jan. 19. This is the first installment of a three-part series examining the failure of the national flag carrier. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 01:17:00 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings in the Washington D.C. area
These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's local clerk of court offices. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 05:00:00 GMT)

Philadelphia Orchestra may declare bankruptcy
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Orchestra touts a long history of firsts in the classical world, but with plunging attendance and strained finances, officials are confronting the unwelcome possibility of becoming the first of America’s “Big Five” orchestras to declare bankruptcy. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 06:48:32 GMT)

Debt-free, Tropicana sees light after bankruptcy
Less than two years after its bankruptcy filing, Tropicana Entertainment’s debt has been wiped clean, and the company’s new owner, billionaire Carl Icahn, is injecting $150 million to pay creditors and upgrade properties. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:02:34 GMT)

Philadelphia Orchestra tries to avoid bankruptcy filing, report says
PHILADELPHIA -- The city's orchestra may be the first in the U.S. to seek bankruptcy court protection from creditors, according a report on Philly.com. The report said the Philadelphia Orchestra is trying to raise a $15 million emergency bridge fund... (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 11:56:59 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge could rule on the fate of troubled regional grocer
A bankruptcy judge in Delaware could rule today on Tops Friendly Markets' proposed buyout of Penn Traffic Co.'s 79 supermarkets in the.... (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 14:01:59 GMT)

Bankruptcy court expected to rule on future of Penn Traffic
Penn Traffic's 5,700 workers could learn Monday what will happen to the company. A bankruptcy court is expected to approve a bid to acquire either part or all of P&C... (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 14:41:24 GMT)

Employee stock plan to buy Penn Traffic pulled from the bankruptcy court agenda
Syracuse, NY -- It appears that Tops Markets will be the lone, and likely successful, bidder on the assets of bankrupt The Penn Traffic Co. at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware late this morning. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 14:59:22 GMT)

Affiliated Media Files for Bankruptcy Protection to Restructure
Affiliated Media Inc., the holding company for Dean Singleton’s MediaNews Group, filed for bankruptcy protection after announcing it obtained approval to restructure from its lenders. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 15:26:08 GMT)

Fraud, bankruptcy case against Maltese lawyer starts in Italy
David Darmanin Criminal proceedings in Italy started last Friday week against Patrick Spiteri, a former lawyer who stands accused of unlawful practices in the bankruptcy of Idroplax Srl, an Italian plastics manufacturing plant of which he was the administrator. (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 16:10:58 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge urges Station Casinos, creditors to negotiate
RENO – After six hours of arguments, a federal bankruptcy judge advised Station Casinos and unsecured creditors to hold negotiations over a $2.3 billion debt, rather than face legal action. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 05:32:24 GMT)

School to file for bankruptcy
Hopkinton Independent School, which closed its doors with a day's notice earlier this month, intends to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, an attorney retained by the school board said yesterday. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:33:24 GMT)

Taco Del Mar Files For Bankruptcy
Taco Del Mar Franchising has filed for bankruptcy under the protection of Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Seattle, as it owes creditors between $1m to $10m. The company expects to continue all business operations during the restructuring without interruption. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 07:52:54 GMT)

Judge approves bankruptcy plan for Fairbanks diocese
A federal judge approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan for the Catholic bishop of Northern Alaska on Monday. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 08:50:11 GMT)

Ala Moana, Ward mall owners leave bankruptcy
Ala Moana Center and the Ward complex of shopping centers have emerged from bankruptcy. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 11:37:35 GMT)

Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Family Law Attorney Keith Maynard Joins North Florida Law Firm of Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.
The North Florida law firm of Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., with offices in downtown Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach, has announced the addition of a new associate, Keith Maynard, to the legal team. Maynard will be based in the firm’s downtown Jacksonville, Florida office, and will focus on family law, bankruptcy, criminal law, consumer law, foreclosure defense, and real estate law. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:00:00 GMT)

McNally Robinson emerges from bankruptcy protection
McNally Robinson Booksellers has emerged from bankruptcy protection and the owner of the company believes there is still a strong future for the industry. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 15:42:44 GMT)

Iran's Bank Melli Rejects Rumors of Bankruptcy
The financial manager of Bank Melli Iran (BMI) has refuted the rumors on declaring bankruptcy by the bank, saying BMI is the largest bank in Iran and across the Islamic world, considering its total assets of around $54 billion. -MNA (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 15:56:52 GMT)

Willcom to Seek Turnaround Via Bankruptcy Filing, Nikkei Says
Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Willcom Inc. will file for bankruptcy protection and restructure under a framework being negotiated with the government-backed Enterprise Turnaround Initiative Corp. and Softbank Corp., Nikkei English News reported, without saying where it got the information. (Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:18:07 GMT)

Pennsylvania Capital Should Weigh Bankruptcy, Controller Says
Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Harrisburg , Pennsylvania , the capital of the sixth-largest U.S. state by population, should skip a $2.2 million debt service payment due Feb. 1 and consider bankruptcy, City Controller Dan Miller said. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 02:13:27 GMT)

Carlyle’s Willcom to Seek Bankruptcy Protection, Nikkei Reports
Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- The Carlyle Group’s Willcom Inc. may file for bankruptcy protection in Japan as early as next month to reorganize debt and revive the company, the Nikkei newspaper reported, without saying where it got the information. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 05:47:01 GMT)

Perry County landfill owners file for bankruptcy
By Jason Morton Staff Writer A bankruptcy filing has halted any threat of legal action against the operators of a Perry County landfill that has been receiving shipments of toxin-laden coal ash that spilled from a Tennessee power plant in 2008. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 09:32:33 GMT)

Indian River has top increase on Treasure Coast in personal bankruptcy
Personal bankruptcy filings by Treasure Coast residents jumped 45 percent in 2009 over the previous year, with the biggest increase in Indian River County.The rise in personal bankruptcy filings on the Treasure Coast was consistent with most of Florida, an analysis of data from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Web site shows.The bankruptcies include both personal and business filings, and are across ... (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:10:00 GMT)

EU's Juncker: No Risk Of Greek State Bankruptcy
BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The Greek government isn't at risk of bankruptcy and shouldn't need external aid, Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:47:10 GMT)

Disney-area theater files for bankruptcy
The owners of a movie theater inside a struggling Disney-area mall have filed for bankruptcy reorganization. GardenWalk Cinemas LLC, which owns the theater inside the Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk mall, submitted the petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court... (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:53:51 GMT)

Harrisburg Facing Bankruptcy; Mayor Proposes Tax Hike, Leasing Assets
After just a few weeks in office, Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson is facing financial problems that could put the city in bankruptcy before the end of the year. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:04:52 GMT)

Padma Bhushan to Chatwal shows political bankruptcy BJP
BJP insisted that the government's decision to bestow Padma Bhushan on controversial hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal was a "mistake" and it has shown political bankruptcy by rewarding a "broker". (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 15:00:28 GMT)

Bankruptcy Filing Halts Revere’s Ocean Club Auction
A last-minute bankruptcy filing has derailed today's planned foreclosure auction of 2.1 acres of oceanfront property once slated to become the 242-unit Ocean Club condominium development in Revere. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 16:32:51 GMT)

Report: Movie Gallery may file bankruptcy
Movie Gallery Inc., owner of the Hollywood Video movie rental chain, may file for bankruptcy court protection as soon as next week, according to a news report. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 23:44:16 GMT)

Report: Movie Gallery May File Bankruptcy
Report: Movie Gallery, owner of Hollywood Video, could file for bankruptcy next week Movie Gallery - Bankruptcy - United States - Services - HollywoodVideo (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:10:15 GMT)

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Bonus Payments for Tribune Executives
A union and the bankruptcy trustee questioned a $45.6 million incentive program for top executives and managers after thousands of layoffs. (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 02:35:27 GMT)

Overworked junior bankruptcy lawyers find rare outlet
Hoisting mixed drinks and swapping business cards, scores of bankruptcy professionals bellied up to a New York bar at a rare networking event solely for junior business turnaround experts. (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 04:17:15 GMT)

Bankruptcy filings show upscale lifestyle of insurance exec Murray
By David Falchek For years, insurance executive Brian J. Murray was one of Scranton's most prominent civic leaders, downtown developers and political power brokers. Now under investigation, in bankruptcy court and dogged by civil lawsuits, Mr. Murray h (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:21:52 GMT)

Landfill owners face bankruptcy
UNIONTOWN -- The own­ers of a west Alabama land­fill have filed for bankruptcy protection despite a multi­million-dollar contract to ac­cept tons of coal ash spilled in an environmental acci­dent at a Tennessee Valley Authority power plant. (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:20:04 GMT)

Bankruptcy Judge O.K.s Bonuses for Tribune Execs
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a $45.6 million incentive program for top executives and managers of the Tribune Company, overruling objections by a union and the bankruptcy trustee that the payout was too high and unwarranted. (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 11:41:24 GMT)

Realvest Corp. files for bankruptcy protection
Realvest Corp., one of Vancouver’s largest real estate development and management companies, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tacoma. Realvest, owned by Realvest board chairman Paul Christensen and Greg Daniels, operates nine apartment rental properties with 1,145 units and six commercial properties including 205 Commerce Center, Main Place office ... (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 14:24:50 GMT)

Denise Holden, Council District D candidate, cites experience managing company bankruptcy
Denise Holden, the lone challenger to District D City Councilwoman Cynthia Hedge-Morrell , doesn't see a political downside to financial problems that have beset the home health care agency she runs. In fact, she views the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization as a plus. (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 15:12:03 GMT)

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Confirmation by U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Triad Energy's Plan of Reorganization
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - January 28, 2010) - Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. ( NYSE Amex : MHR ) ( NYSE Amex : MHR-PC ) (the "Company") announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division (the "Bankruptcy Court") had entered an order (the "Confirmation Order") confirming Triad Energy Corp.'s ("Triad") Plan of Reorganization. The ... (Thu, 28 Jan 2010 15:22:05 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge denies Wamu request for subpoenas
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied Washington Mutual's request to force government regulators and others to turn over documents related to the bank's 2008 collapse. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:23:01 GMT)

Bankruptcy Judge Rejects WaMu Subpoena Request
Delaware bankruptcy judge rejects request from WaMu for document subpoenas Subpoena - Services - United States - Law - Lawyers and Law Firms (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:40:05 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge rejects WaMu subpoena request
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Thursday denied Washington Mutual Inc.'s request to force government regulators and others to turn over documents related to the 2008 collapse of Washington Mutual Bank. In a court filing last month, the bank holding company... Washington Mutual - Bankruptcy - United States Department of the Treasury - Federal Reserve System - Delaware (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:40:20 GMT)

Bankruptcy judge rejects WaMu subpoena request
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Thursday denied Washington Mutual Inc.'s request to force government regulators and others to turn over documents related to the 2008 collapse of Washington Mutual Bank. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 02:21:25 GMT)

Bankruptcy court gives West Pittston’s igourmet 60 more days
WILKES-BARRE – Attorneys in the bankruptcy of igourmet have agreed to a 60-day extension for the online seller of cheeses and specialty foods to file a plan for reorganization. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 08:48:12 GMT)

Mac offshoot files for bankruptcy
Parking Co of America Airports, which calls itself the largest domestic offsite airport parking business in the US, has sought bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to sell the company after revenue was hurt by a slumping airline industry. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 13:26:13 GMT)

Bashas' bankruptcy exit may come soon
Associated Press TUCSON — Arizona grocery chain Bashas’ Inc. could emerge from bankruptcy in April if a judge approves its reorganization plan. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 15:51:38 GMT)

WaMu Judge Lets Shareholders Retain Bankruptcy Role (Update1)
Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Shareholders of Washington Mutual Inc. , the former parent of the biggest U.S. bank to fail, deserve their expanded role in the company’s bankruptcy case, a judge ruled. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 16:26:27 GMT)

Yellow pages publisher exits bankruptcy
The yellow pages publisher formerly known as R.H. Donnelley has emerged from bankruptcy with an upgraded rating on its debt, according to Standard and Poor's. (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 20:16:18 GMT)

Pasadena Playhouse Will Shut Down; Bankruptcy Eyed
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, announced on Jan. 29 that it will shutter Feb. 7 after the run of Camelot. But the not-for-profit's leaders intend "to explore viable options of financial reorganization, including bankruptcy." (Fri, 29 Jan 2010 22:53:16 GMT)

Judge Approves Smurfit-Stone's Bankruptcy Reorganization
     A U.S. bankruptcy judge approved Smurfit-Stone's Chapter 11 reorganization Friday. The company filed its Chapter 11 plan in court back in December. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 04:59:59 GMT)

Bashas' bankruptcy exit may come soon
Associated Press TUCSON — Arizona grocery chain Bashas’ Inc. could emerge from bankruptcy in April if a judge approves its reorganization plan. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 06:38:22 GMT)

Herbst Gaming to emerge from bankruptcy
LAS VEGAS -- Regulatory filings say Herbst Gaming will emerge from bankruptcy next week as a reorganized holding company with assets worth nearly $915 million. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 09:41:37 GMT)

Maui loan firm files for bankruptcy
Hawaii: A Wailuku industrial loan company that was ordered to stop taking deposits and investment money from customers has filed for bankruptcy. Maui Industrial Loan & Finance Co. Inc. is seeking to liquidate its business after filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 12:17:57 GMT)

Major Tacoma state worker office complex tied to bankruptcy filing
A major Tacoma office complex that houses hundreds of state workers has been added to the list of commercial properties in a bankruptcy filing of a major U.S. real estate investment trust. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 16:05:23 GMT)

Judge approves Smurfit Stone bankruptcy plan
Smurfit Stone Container Corporation received bankruptcy court approval on Friday to put its reorganization plan to a vote by creditors, despite the objections of shareholders who say the company is undervalued. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 20:57:12 GMT)

Judge Approves Smurfit-Stone's Bankruptcy Reorganization
     A U.S. bankruptcy judge approved Smurfit-Stone's Chapter 11 reorganization Friday. The company filed its Chapter 11 plan in court back in December. (Sat, 30 Jan 2010 23:43:34 GMT)

London risks becoming 'brothel' for bankruptcy tourists
Senior lenders of a car wash firm, IMO, won a landmark UK court ruling last year, which experts say has encouraged 'bankruptcy tourism'. Photograph: Brian Branch-Price/AP Britain is at risk of becom... (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 01:14:54 GMT)

Maui loan firm files for bankruptcy
Hawaii: A Wailuku industrial loan company that was ordered to stop taking deposits and investment money from customers has filed for bankruptcy. Maui Industrial Loan & Finance Co. Inc. is seeking to liquidate its business after filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday. (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 03:44:03 GMT)

Bashas' bankruptcy exit may come soon
Associated Press TUCSON — Arizona grocery chain Bashas’ Inc. could emerge from bankruptcy in April if a judge approves its reorganization plan. (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 06:37:02 GMT)

2009 Bankruptcy filings up more than 50 percent in Midland
A weaker economy and falling oil prices meant bankruptcy filings in the Midland Division were up by about 53 percent from 2008 to 2009, according to records from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 08:00:01 GMT)

Vallejo to review bankruptcy with judge
Vallejo representatives will be back in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Sacramento on Monday to address concerns by retired city employees.Federal Bankruptcy Judge Michael McManus reviewed a request by a committee of city retirees on Oct. (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 08:15:31 GMT)

Bankruptcy filing caps string of clinic losses
The East Chicago Community Health Center that filed for bankruptcy earlier this month had been teetering on the brink of financial disaster for years. The problems have jeopardized the existence of the safety net provider that serves more than 12,000 patients, regardless of their income, insurance or ability to pay. (Sun, 31 Jan 2010 10:33:19 GMT)

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