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Sinclair Acquires the Stations of Four Points Media, Including KUTV and KEYE

Sinclair Broadcast Group, which currently owns, operates, or services 58 stations in 35 markets, has inked an agreement to purchase the assets of Four Points Media.

The $200 million deal includes seven stations in four markets.

“We are very excited about the acquisition of the Four Points television stations and welcome their employees into Sinclair,” said David Smith, president and CEO of Sinclair.  “The stations, which are in prime middle-markets, are a perfect complement to our portfolio of assets and TV footprint.”

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After 22 Years, Anchor Curt Fonger Departing WPEC

Anchor Curt Fonger is bidding farewell to WPEC after more than two decades with the South Florida CBS-affiliate.

Fonger joined WPEC in 1989 and was the original anchor of the station’s 5 p.m. newscast. According to The Palm Beach Post, WPEC decided not to renew his contract.

Fonger, 60, has spent the majority of his career in South Florida. A native of Grand Rapids, Fonger moved to Florida in 1986, spending three years with WTVX before joining WPEC.

His final broadcast is set for Wednesday.