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No weather TLC without TWC
No weather TLC without TWC

People love to talk about the weather. And people listen to those who know what they're talking about — like meteorology guru Jim Cantore. But when Verizon FiOS unexpectedly dropped The Weather Channel (TWC) from its line-up on March 10, those voices went silent for the cable company's 5.5 million subscribers. And people are distraught. A protest website went up within hours: keeptheweatherchannel.com. Two weeks later, the TWC site records more than 600,000 visitors, 7 million alerts, and 27 million social messages. There's the woman whose elderly parents rely on the channel; a regular viewer who complained that Verizon has "taken away my friends"; and...

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