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Layoffs Possible After Sale Of KMTR - Posted June 4, 2013
With Fisher Communications taking over at KMTR in Eugene, Ore., "operational and staff" changes are on the way, the Register-Guard reports... [TVSpy]

Sinclair, Newport Television Close Seven-Station Deal - Posted December 3, 2012
Sinclair Broadcasting officially takes the reins today at six stations it acquired from Newport Television: WKRC in Cincinnati, WOAI in San Antonio, ... [TVSpy]

General Manager Les Vann Leaving WKRC - Posted November 30, 2012
The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting Les Vann, general manager for CBS affiliate ... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Acquires Stations in California, Vermont - Posted November 5, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting has entered into definitive agreements to acquire three California stations from Newport Television and two Vermont stations from Smith Media, LLC. Nexstar will pay Newport $35.4 million for KGPE, the CBS affiliate... [TVSpy]

Cox Media Group Selling, Adding Stations - Posted July 20, 2012
In an effort to focus on larger markets, Cox Media Group has announced that it is selling four of the stations it currently owns and buying four stations from Newport Television. The stations being sold are KFOX in El Paso, ... []

Nexstar to Acquire Newport Stations for $285M - Posted July 19, 2012
Nexstar Broadcasting and Mission Broadcasting have announced plans to acquire 12 stations from Newport Television for $285.5 million. In a statement, Nexstar said the acquisition "substantially broadens Nexstar's local television broadcasting platform with stations that are geographically complemen... [TVSpy]

For Sale: Newport Television - Posted March 26, 2012
Newport Television, which owns 56 stations in 20 markets, is reportedly up for sale. Reuters reports that Providence Equity Partners, the p... [TVSpy]

Newport Strikes New Retrans Deal with Verizon, Ending Blackout - Posted January 17, 2012
Newport Television and Verizon reached a new retrans agreement over the weekend, just in time for FiOS subscribers in Albany to watch the Giants-Packers game on Sunday afternoon. Unable to reach a new deal with Verizon last week, Newport pulled three of its stations from the fiber optic cable system: ... [TVSpy]

Newport Television Stations Blacked Out on Verizon as Carriage Deal Expires - Posted January 13, 2012
The Newport Television-owned stations in Syracuse, Harrisburg, and Albany have been pulled from Verizon FiOS as the company was unable to reach a new retrans agreement with the cable provider before yesterday's midnight deadline. A... [TVSpy]

Newport-Owned Stations May Go Dark on Verizon - Posted January 12, 2012
Three stations owned by Newport Television--WSYR in Syracuse, WXXA in Albany, and ... [TVSpy]

Newport Selling KTVF to Fairbanks Group - Posted October 14, 2011
Newport Television has signed an agreement to sell NBC-affiliate KTVF to Chena Broadcasting, a company based in the station's market of Fairbanks, AK. Chena Broadcasting is led by Michael ... [TVSpy]