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Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

NEW YORK — Dish Network Corp. is trying to snag U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel away from its Japanese suitor in recognition of the way satellite dishes are losing their relevance in the age of cellphones that play YouTube videos. ...

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Sinclair acquiring Seattle’s Fisher Broadcasting for $361M

SEATTLE — Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Fisher Communications Inc. for about $361 million, expanding its coverage westward. Fisher had announced in January that it was exploring its strategic alternatives. The Seattle-based company ...

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