'Wall Street Journal' Courts Suitor

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Dow Jones & Co. executives plan to meet with supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle. The meeting is a final push to find another buyer for the company that owns The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones is still negotiating with Rupert Murdoch over his $5 billion offer.

JOHN YDSTIE, host:

Business news starts with one last bid for a new buyer for Dow Jones.

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A Dow Jones board committee plans to meet with supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle today. It's a final push to find another buyer for the company that owns the Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones is still negotiating with Rupert Murdoch over his $5 billion offer. Reports say even if Dow Jones isn't sold, there will be major cuts in the newsroom.

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