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Eight future healines regarding the 2001 sale of the Salt Lake Tribune to MediaNews and the McCarthey family’s battle to win it back:

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8. “Trib owner Dean Singleton declares ‘Get over it! No take-sies back-sies!’” (2007)

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7. “McCartheys counter Singleton: ‘We had our fingers and toes crossed!’” (2007)

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6. “MediaNews moves Tribune to secret Denver locale: ‘Just try and find it now’” (2010)

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5. “McCartheys win Trib visitation rights in court for weekends and holidays” (2016)

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4. “Singleton clone Dinky 2.0 buys D-News, City Weekly, SLUG and Modern Polygamist under newly relaxed ‘all-you-can-own’ media ruling” (2025)

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3. “Small victory for McCartheys: MediaNews agrees to sell back Robert Kirby’s preserved brain” (2038)

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2. “MediaNews acquired by Clear Channel’s Earth 2 division; newspapers to become ‘info-bit’ services for morning-radio DJs” (2045)

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1. “McCartheys regain Tribune ownership same day last tree in galaxy is cut down” (2101)

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