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2013-04-03 12:26:43

Also Launches Exclusive Series of Issues-Discussion Town Halls Throughout New Hampshire Follows 2012 Efforts Resulting in 250 Hours of Political Coverage, an iTunes Store-Topping Election App and a 7(th) Consecutive Cronkite Award NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups and a Peabody- and Cronkite-award-winning leader in television and digital political journalism, today announced it...

2012-08-30 06:23:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups, has launched an "Election 2012" app featuring up-to-the-minute and in-depth election-related national content as well as content from the company's news stations in 25 markets stretching from Portland, Maine to Honolulu. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/NY65683-INFO ) The advertising-supported Election 2012 app is available for...

2012-07-19 14:21:22

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc. announced that it has reached a retransmission consent agreement with Time Warner Cable covering carriage of Hearst Television stations in the markets listed below. "We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations, and we regret the inconvenience they've experienced over the past 10 days," said Hearst Television President & CEO David Barrett. "This process has...

2012-07-18 10:23:53

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Notwithstanding assertions by representatives of Time Warner Cable that they are negotiating with Hearst Television, Time Warner is attempting to create the illusion of a breakdown of the retransmission consent negotiation process. Although Hearst Television presented Time Warner with a proposal yesterday that was within 5% of its offer to Hearst on July 9, Time Warner has failed to respond. Hearst Television's President, David Barrett,...

2012-01-03 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups, will once again devote significant resources to news coverage of the political process, through a project called Commitment 2012. The project marks a renewal of the Company's biannual election-coverage efforts, which began with Commitment 2000 and which have earned a Peabody Award and multiple USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Awards,...

2011-12-09 15:43:00

Former Sen. Norm Coleman, Reagan Advisor Bud McFarlane and others to preview candidates' vision of America's role in the world MANCHESTER, N.H., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator John E. Sununu will serve as honorary host of a Republican Presidential Campaign Surrogates Forum on Friday, December 16. Four Star General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command, will keynote the event with a discussion on the local impact of U.S....

2010-08-04 11:03:00

NEW YORK and MILWAUKEE, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- WISN-TV, the Hearst Television Inc., ABC affiliate and TV news leader serving the Milwaukee market, in partnership with Marquette University School of Law and WisPolitics.com, and in cooperation with production partner, Milwaukee PBS outlet WMVS-TV/WMVT-TV, will televise a Wisconsin gubernatorial primary debate on August 25 featuring Republican candidates Mark Neumann and Scott Walker. In an innovative step, WISN-TV will share the live debate...

2009-08-26 20:04:38

The Nashua, N.H., semi-pro baseball team will play its remaining home games in New Jersey after being locked out of its stadium, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said. Lozeau has season tickets to the American Defenders of New Hampshire but ordered the locks on the gates changed before a game scheduled for Tuesday. That game was canceled and a front-end loader was parked on home plate, WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H., reported Wednesday. The mayor said the city is owed about $45,000 in back rent and municipal...

2009-07-15 15:00:26

A New Hampshire man said he was shocked to check his bank account statement online to find his account overdrawn by more than $23 quadrillion dollars. Josh Muszynski of Manchester said he was expecting to see a couple hundred dollars in his account, but instead he was faced with a negative balance far exceeding the national debt -- $23,148,855,308,184,500, WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H., reported Wednesday. If it were to be true that someone actually compromised that money and got that money, they...

2009-06-29 11:14:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc. stations KCCI-TV, Des Moines, and WMUR-TV, Manchester, N.H., have been honored with national Edward R. Murrow Awards, given by the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). KCCI received two honors, for Best Newscast and Overall Excellence, while WMUR was honored for Best Newscast, in their respective market-size categories. The stations were recognized in part for vital coverage of major weather events impacting their...