John Henry now owns the Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry became owner of the Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette Thursday after a judge liftedimages-2 an injunction she had placed on the sale over a long-running labor dispute between the Worcester paper and its carriers.

The Globe’s Beth Healy notes: “Henry has said he has does not intend to influence the Globe‚Äôs coverage of sports, which of late has been dominated by Red Sox playoff and World Series coverage.”

The Times, which bought the Globe for $1.1 billion in 1993, sold it to Henry for $70 million in cash.

* John Henry closes Boston Globe deal after judge lifts injunction (boston.com) | (telegram.com) | (nytimes.com)
* From 1993: Boston Globe sale to New York Times Co. is approved (nytimes.com)

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