The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 4, 2012.
By United Press International

New York state probing Merkin investments

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- New York state is investigating financier J. Ezra Merkin on suspicion he did not reveal his dealings with Bernard Madoff to his clients, sources said.

Rival NYC tabloids consider deal

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- Two rival New York newspapers, The New York Post and the Daily News, have begun talks to combine various operations to cut costs, sources said.

N.Y. Post to return to 25 cents

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Rupert Murdoch's New York Post will reverse its price hike to 50 cents and return to selling for a quarter, the newspaper said Wednesday.

Commentary: Alterman's list

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- In an effort to "measure the unmeasurable" as he puts it, Eric Alterman, a columnist for The Nation magazine and MSNBC, recently penned an essay critical of the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst
Mortimer Zuckerman
Mortimer Zuckerman, William Frist and Arianna Huffington (L-R) participate in the "American Politics 2008" panel discussion during the 10th Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California on April 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Mortimer Benjamin "Mort" Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American magazine editor, publisher, and real estate billionaire. He is a naturalized citizen of the United States.

In 2008, Zuckerman was the 147th wealthiest American and, in 2007, the 188th per Forbes. In 2006, he was ranked 382nd. The increase was related to the sale in 2007 of 5 Times Square and 280 Park Avenue in New York, which together realized US$2.5 billion for his company, Boston Properties, Inc.

He has been the publisher and owner of the New York Daily News since 1993 and, as of 2007, is the current editor-in-chief of U.S. News & World Report. He co-founded Boston Properties, Inc., in 1970 and serves as the chairman of the board and director.

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