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FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s headquarters in Hunt Valley. Maryland politicians have called out the media giant for its decision to make the anchors on its 193 television stations read a script criticizing "fake" news stories from national outlets such as CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC. (Photo by Steve Ruark / AP)

Sinclair Broadcasting's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media has raised "serious concerns" at the Federal Communications Commission about the amount of control the combined company would have over the U.S. television market, said Ajit Pai, the agency's chairman.

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Md. pharmacy benefit advisory firms to merge

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Two Maryland pharmacy benefit advisory firms will merge and rebrand, they announced Wednesday. Towson-based Heritage Rx and Sandy Spring’s Horizon Health Ventures will merge and rebrand themselves as Confidio. Together, the two companies said they can better advice organizations on managing ...

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Ballard Spahr merging with Lindquist & Vennum in 2018

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Philadelphia-based Ballard Spahr LLP and Lindquist & Vennum have agreed to merge Jan. 1, 2018, the two firms announced Tuesday. The new firm will keep the name Ballard Spahr and will have more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices nationwide. ...

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Womble Carlyle merging with UK firm


Womble Carlyle, which has an office in Baltimore, is expanding its presence across the pond by joining forces with Bond Dickinson LLP, a firm with offices across the United Kingdom. Together, the new firm will be called Womble Bond Dickinson, ...

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