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Sinclair buys four more TV stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., of Hunt Valley, an independent television broadcasting company, said it has closed on its previously announced purchase of four television stations in three markets in the Midwest and West owned by Omaha, Neb.-based TTBG LLC.

Sinclair paid $115.35 million for the Titan Broadcasting Group stations in Fresno/Visalia, Calif., Omaha and Sioux City, Iowa.

Sinclair also will provide sales and other services to two other stations, also located in Omaha and Sioux City.

Sinclair funded the purchase with cash on hand.

With this acquisition, Sinclair owns, operates, programs or provides sales services to 162 TV stations in 77 markets, reaching approximately 38.7 percent of U.S. television households.