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Sinclair and Tribune considering options for stalled $3.9 billion merger as financing expires

Sinclair and Tribune considering options for stalled $3.9 billion merger as financing expires

Sinclair Broadcast Group said Wednesday it continues to work with Tribune Media Co. to win approval of their controversial proposed $3.9 billion merger even as its financing for the deal was set to expire.

While announcing better-than-expected quarterly financial results Wednesday, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said it is in discussions with Chicago-based Tribune about next steps even though the deal hit a potentially deal-ending roadblock with federal regulators last month.

“In regards to the acquisition of Tribune Media Company, we are working with them to analyze approaches to the regulatory process that are in the best interest of our companies, employees and...

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