September 29, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Anna Nicole:

'Bombshell' Award Delays Former Playmate's Texas Lawsuit

Judge denies mistrial in Anna Nicole Smith case

Anna Nicole Smith's Plus-Sized Payday

Playmate, stripper, widow. And now, thanks to the bankruptcy judge, $449m richer

Bankruptcy Judge Grants Anna Nicole a $450M Wish

Bankruptcy court award disrupts ex-Playmate's Texas estate fight

Calif. Bankruptcy Court Gives Model Hundreds Of Millions

$449M for Anna Nicole

Judge awards $449.7M to Smith

L.A. Times: Judge Awards Anna Nicole Smith $449 Million

Ex-Playboy model gets her big reward from bankruptcy judge

Ex-Playboy Playmate Of The Year Awarded Nearly $450 Mln
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Former Playboy Playmate wins fight for legacy

Larger Than Life: Multi-Millionaire Model Is Not Without Controversy

Calif. Bankruptcy Court Gives Model Millions
(NYT: free registration required)

The 1m-a-day marriage

How 405 days of wedded bliss adds up to bankruptcy court and a $450m fortune



Laidlaw restructuring obstacle

$275M In Funding May Be On The Way For Laidlaw; Bondholders Leaning Toward Allowing New Borrowing



Breed Tech Files Amended Reorganization Plan
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

BREED Proposes Internal Restructuring


Fine Air:

Fine Air - Profits kept from taking off

Miami Air-Cargo Firm’s Woes Are Unique, But Fuel Costs Are Industry-Wide Bane


Bankruptcy Judge OKs sale of Tultex service center to Sara Lee ActiveWear

  Fed Acts to Simplify Credit Card Pitches

Funeral home giants push for a controversial bailout

Jack Stutman; Veteran Bankruptcy Lawyer

Movie Theater Industry:

Chicago: City Shuts Down 5 Theaters After Chain Fails To Pay Tax

Movie theater glut leads to REIT opportunities

Cash-Strapped, Overbuilt Cinema Chains Now Sell Ads

Memphis, Tenn., Movie Theater Expected to Close

Entertainment Firm Shuts Down Santa Ana, Calif. Theaters

Go forth and multiplex

General Cinema closes last of its Florida theaters

Los Angeles: They Eat Their Young, MainPlace Theater to Close, Victim of Area's Cinema Glut, Including One Of Its Own


Knickers In A Twist- Why are all those underwear makers going bankrupt?

Pro Air remains grounded

Trash Site's Closing Won't Leave Village Holding Bag

Bankrupt Baseball Team:

Baseball league offers to bail out bankrupt team

Meanwhile, The Bankrupt Team's Woes Create Problems For Another Company


Raleigh, N.C. - Secured Creditor Obtains Relief From Stay To Foreclose On Assets Of Paragon Technologies

Baton Rouge, La. - Judge OKs repayment plan for bankrupt hospital


Texas Protects Privacy Of Bankrupt E-tailers' Customers

Lights On But Nobody Home at


Pathmark, After Emerging From Bankruptcy, Trading Down
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Debt Woes Loom for Americans Who Enjoyed the Credit Boom
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today)


Bankruptcy fears voiced over new business rates plan



Sogo urged to seek redress from execs for bad loans

Building sector asks banks to cancel debt



Finland's Saunalahti Rescues Gigabell



Deal to Sell Hanbo Steel on Verge of Collapse



Iridium Seeks Exclusivity Extension To Negotiate Sale
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Iridium Wants More Time to File Reorganization Plan, Work On Possible Sale


PageNet, bondholders reject Metrocall offer

Former Governor Symington didn't get fair trial in suit, state justices rule

Eagle Food Center Emerges From Bankruptcy

Acme Metals:

Acme Steel Receives Offer of Guarantee from Emergency Steel Loan Guarantee Board

Feds to guarantee Acme Metals loan


South Carolina - Mingo Bay Beverages Expects Judgment

Retailer Bankruptcies Hit Media General Stock Price

L.A. Times Reports That Day Runner, Inc. Auditor Expresses Substantial Doubt Company Can Stay In Business

Geneva Steel Company Extends Voting Deadline

Baptist Foundation: Baptist fund auditor may aid repayment

Beleaguered Supreme Beef files for bankruptcy

Columbus: Bankruptcy judge approves 5B's reorganization plan


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