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2014-03-18 16:23:35

BALTIMORE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and its Seattle television station, KOMO (ABC), expressed its deepest condolences for the victims and family members of the news helicopter that crashed in Seattle, WA this morning. The helicopter, owned by Helicopter, Inc., is leased jointly by Sinclair's television station, KOMO, and Gannett's television station, KING. "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy," commented Janene Drafs, General...

2009-08-02 15:47:47

A Seattle bank teller who chased and tackled a would-be robber says he has been fired for his efforts. Former Key Bank teller Jim Nicholson told KOMO-TV, Seattle, he knew it was against bank policy to not comply with robbers, but he didn't let that stop him from vaulting over the counter and giving chase to a man who had demanded money last week. The broadcaster said Nicholson, 30, caught up with the alleged robber a few blocks away and tackled him. If I allowed him to get away, then he would...

2009-07-10 14:56:52

Residents of a Seattle neighborhood said they have discovered a section of curb that was painted red without a no parking sign was not the work of the city. One resident said the red curb baffled the neighborhood for months until a parking enforcement officer revealed the truth, KOMO-TV, Seattle, reported Friday. She told me its perfectly legal to park there, you won't get a ticket, the resident said. Seattle officials said homemade no-parking zones are nothing new for the city. Every other...

2009-02-11 09:27:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, announced today the launch of NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) 2D and 3D NeXgen(TM) graphics by three major market television stations for use in real-time traffic news reports. Newly launched station customers are: -- KTVK TV 3 broadcasting in the Phoenix, AZ market. KTVK is owned by Belo Corporation. -- KOMO TV 4 broadcasting in the...

2008-07-28 09:00:48

Fisher Communications (NASDAQ: FSCI) today announced a content partnership with SecondSpace, Inc., the leading online marketplace for second homes and recreational retreats. This agreement will bring the world's largest online selection of vacation homes and property listings to Fisher Interactive Network, which includes websites in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. As the first step in the partnership, Fisher has integrated more than 400,000 vacation home and resort property...

2008-07-02 12:00:49

Fisher Communications (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) awarded KOMO-TV, Fisher's ABC affiliated station in Seattle, Washington, the prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence. In the large television market category, KOMO-TV received the Overall Excellence Award for the depth and quality of its news programming, its Problem Solvers investigations, breaking news coverage, and service to the community....

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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