Great White offers $1M to settle club fire suits

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The 1980s rock band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people have agreed to pay $1 million.

The settlement offer from Great White to survivors and victims' relatives was revealed in court papers Tuesday.

Roughly $175 million has now been offered by dozens of defendants to settle lawsuits over the blaze in February 2003.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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