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Bruno’s Supermarkets has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a Reuters story, which says that Jim Grady has been hired as Chief Restructuring Officer, replacing CEO Kent Moore, who resigned last week.

Bruno’s currently owns 66 stores under the Bruno's and Food World banners, and employs 4,200 people.

The company said that its cash from operations will be enough to meet its normal business obligations and that it is trying to negotiate a commitment for a debtor-in-possession financing package.

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