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Friday, April 28
The Tribune's embattled CEO, Randy Michaels, will be stepping down this week, to be replaced by a four-member "office of the president." Meanwhile, James Tyree, chairman of the Sun-Times, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer as the paper announced more layoffs.
Oh, and Time Out Chicago named a new publisher.