reports that Dean Singleton, chairman of Media News (owner of the ANG Newspapers in the East Bay) pulled the plug on plans to start a free daily in Berkeley after the founders of the Palo Alto Daily News, Dave Price and Jim Pavelich, started a paper in Berkeley first. Price and Pavelich launched the East Bay Daily News in May. Price and Pavelich sold their newspapers to Knight Ridder in February and this is the first of what is expected to be several free dailies they’re expected to launch for KR.

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