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2011-06-21 16:00:00

DETROIT, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV is proud to be the exclusive television home of The Target Fireworks, the highest-rated local television event of the summer. Live coverage of the 53rd annual The Target Fireworks is presented by The Parade Company. Local 4 News anchors Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian and Chuck Gaidica host The Target Fireworks live from an exclusive rooftop venue overlooking the Detroit River, with Steve Garagiola live from Hart Plaza. Special "Raise the...

2011-05-10 16:38:00

DETROIT, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 is being honored above all local broadcast stations in the country with the National Association of Broadcasters Service to America Award. The prestigious award recognizing WDIV's ongoing commitment to outstanding community service will be presented by the NAB Education Foundation on Monday, June 6 in Washington, D.C. "This incredible honor reflects the hard work and contributions of every member of our WDIV team," said Marla Drutz,...

2010-07-07 11:33:00

DETROIT, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV Local 4 will be the only Detroit television station to carry complete live coverage of the final scheduled debate between Republican candidates before the Michigan Gubernatorial primary election on August 3, 2010. Decision 2010: The Republican Gubernatorial Debate airs Tuesday, July 13, at 8 p.m. on Local 4. The hour-long debate, to be broadcast live from Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University, will be moderated by Devin Scillian,...

2010-06-28 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, in preparation for the 2010 elections, have announced plans to make free airtime available to candidates on its six broadcast television stations across the country. Post-Newsweek Stations are located in the key battlegrounds states of Florida, Texas and Michigan. In each of these states there are important gubernatorial and congressional races that will be decided by voters in the 2010 elections. "Post-Newsweek Stations have a...

2010-06-15 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced an agreement with Post-Newsweek (NYSE: WPO), owner and operator of six major market television stations, to provide ABC-affiliate WLPG in Miami and NBC-affiliate KPRC in Houston with media measurement from Rentrak's leading local market service, StationView Essentials. In order to provide...

2009-08-19 13:46:12

A Florida woman said her bank, Washington Mutual, mistakenly auctioned off her house while she was attempting to modify her loan. Anna Ramirez said she was shocked to be evicted Aug. 12 by a man who had purchased her Homestead house from Washington Mutual, despite the fact that the home should not have been for sale, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported Wednesday. Washington Mutual acknowledged the house was sold in error and went with Ramirez to court to reverse the sale. However, the Miami-Dade County...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'