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Cablevision Blacks Out Some Tribune Channels

In the latest carriage dispute between a TV programmer and distributor, several Tribune stations, including New York's WPIX and Denver's KWGN, were blacked out Thursday night on Cablevision.

"In a statement, Cablevision accused Tribune asking for retrans fees that are too high because of parent Tribune Co.'s financial troubles," writes Kimberly Nordyke. "For its part, Tribune said it wasn't notified that Cablevision was dropping its stations and that the move happened while the two companies were in the middle of negotiations."

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