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WEAR TV and the Long Goodbye

Today’s the day. Sinclair Broadcasting will no longer allow Mediacom cable system to broadcast its Pensacola station (WEAR TV) and its FWB station (whatever it…

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What if WEAR TV3 went away and nobody noticed

Sinclair/WEAR TV 3 has more to lose than Mediacom in this battle. Advertisers are already asking for rate cuts if the TV station isn’t broadcast…

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Murzin tries to save Desperate Housewives for GB

Representative Murzin seeks FCC intervention in cable dispute For Immediate Release Contact: Tiffany Rousseau November 27, 2006 Pensacola- Representative Dave Murzin has contacted the FCC…

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Life without ABC

If ABC was dropped by Mediacom today, I wouldn’t get to watch ABC’s Wife Swap and the finale of The Bachelor: Rome. Darn it.

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Mediacom-WEAR showdown on Friday

Will Mediacom pay WEAR $6/yr for every subscriber in Santa Rosa County and on Pensacola Beach? If Mediacom drops the ABC affiliate will WEAR drop…

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Sinclair takes shot at Mediacom

Sinclair and DIRECTV to Offer Rebates for Mediacom Cable Customers Who Switch to DIRECTV Mobile/Pensacola (November 7, 2006) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI)…

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WEAR Hostage: Day 3

Mediacom opens website: www.befairsinclair.com Sinclair installs parking meters in the WEAR parking lot.

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WEAR Hostage: Day 2

The battle between Mediacom and Sinclair (owner of WEAR TV3) rages on. Gulf Breeze cable subscribers worry about where they will get their late night…

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Sinclair/WEAR want Mediacom to pay

The crappiest channel reception in the Mediacom Cable system is WEAR TV 3. Now Sinclair – the owner of WEAR – wants Mediacom and its…

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