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Heartland Media, MSouth Equity buying Tupelo TV station

TUPELO — Heartland Media, LLC and MSouth Equity Partners have agreed to acquire the assets of television station WTVA, the NBC and ABC affiliate in Tupelo, from WTVA Inc. Terms were not disclosed. The acquisition will expand Heartland’s holdings to five stations. Other stations are located in Utica, New York, and Eugene, Medford, and Klamath Falls, Oregon. All are ABC ...

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Ridgeland’s LockerBones scheduled for Friday night’s Shark Tank

Greg Cronin did what any good dad would do. He used his ingenuity to help solve a problem for his daughter Ashley. Now, he’s hoping an appearance Friday night on ABC’s Shark Tank will open more doors — particularly locker doors. On Shark Tank, Cronin will introduce his product LockerBones, wondering if one of the investors on the panel will ...

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One family may end up owning all four network television affiliates in the Greenwood-Greenville market

GREENWOOD — One family may end up owning all four network television affiliates in the Greenwood-Greenville market. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that WXVT-Channel 15, a CBS affiliate, is in the process of being sold for $2.65 million by Saga Broadcasting to a company controlled by Charles Harker’s three children. The Californian already owns the ABC, NBC and Fox stations — ...

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The end of free television?

Local news stations aren’t concerned When Comcast, the largest cable television company in the U.S., bought a controlling stake in NBC Universal in December, the industry was set abuzz by speculation that the cable giant would eventually move to replace the traditional free network model with a paid model used by cable channels. Such a move would essentially put an ...

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ABC Merit Awards

The Mississippi State University School of Architecture has completed judging the entries and has named the following winners in the 2009 Merit Awards Competition: Commercial ($25-$99M) Harrell Contracting Group —  The Pinnacle at Jackson Place   Commercial ($5-10M) Carothers Construction Inc. — Mission Support Complex, Phase I   Commercial ($2-5M) White Construction Company —Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, LLC   ...

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