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  • Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies

    Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies
    Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98. "He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...
  • Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million

    Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions. The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations. Profits for the three months...
  • Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.

    Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.
    Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise. Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
  • Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B

    Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion. Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
  • Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel

    Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday. Smith...
  • Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric

    Sinclair Broadcast purchasing high-power antenna maker Dielectric
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., which owns or is in the process of acquiring 140 television stations throughout the U.S., is purchasing a manufacturer of transmission antennas, the Hunt Valley broadcast firm announced Tuesday. Dielectric, a Maine-based...
  • Sinclair Broadcast agrees to buy Titan Television for $115 million

    Sinclair Broadcast agrees to buy Titan Television for $115 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced Tuesday it has agreed to buy Titan Television Broadcast Group, owner of four television stations in three markets, for $115.35 million. As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair will take over Titan's...
  • Sinclair Broadcast reports lower first-quarter profit as expenses rose

    Sinclair Broadcast reports lower first-quarter profit as expenses rose
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reported a 42 percent drop in profit for the first quarter, as operating and interest costs rose and revenue increased but fell short of analysts' expectations. The television station owner and operator...
  • Sinclair Broadcast closes on four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million

    Sinclair Broadcast closes on four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Thursday it has closed on the planned purchase of four television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million in cash. The broadcaster also priced its previously announced offering of Class A...
  • Sinclair Broadcast says profits soared in fourth quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast says profits soared in fourth quarter
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said profits soared in the fourth quarter, capping a presidential election year in which the Hunt Valley TV station owner saw record levels of political advertising, a rebound in auto advertising sales and rapid growth...
  • Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million

    Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million. The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...