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Sinclair Broadcast agrees to swap four stations with Media General
Sinclair Broadcast agrees to swap four stations with Media General

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it will swap four television stations with Media General in a move designed to expand the Baltimore broadcaster's geographic reach and give it greater flexibility for future acquisitions. Sinclair will acquire a station in Providence, R.I., owned by Media General, two stations in Green Bay, Wis., owned by Lin Media LLC and one station in Savannah, Ga., owned by WTGS Television LLC and operated by Lin. Media General is acquiring Lin. In exchange, Sinclair will divest its MY station in Tampa and its Fox and CW stations in Colorado Springs, Colo., after the Media General/Lin merger is completed. Sinclair had previously said it will sell WHTM in...

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