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This Is What Happens When One Company Owns Dozens of Local News Stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of television stations in the United States, currently owning or operating a total of 173 stations across the country (233 after all currently proposed sales are approved) in nearly 80 markets, ranging from markets as large as Washington, D.C. to as small as Steubenville, Ohio. According to the New York Times: Sinclair regularly sends video segments to the stations it owns. These are referred to as “must-runs,†and they can include content like terrorism news updates, commentators speaking in support of President Trump…

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These Pics Of Barack Obama And Prince Harry Hanging Out Are Making Twitter Swoon

Normally, two guys hanging out and watching a basketball game wouldn’t be a big deal. Of course, when those two guys happen to be the former president of the United States and the fifth in line to the British throne, people tend to take notice. Not to mention, the affable former vice president of the U.S. and his wife, Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, were in attendance. I swear I am not trying to give you major FOMO, but it might just happen when you take a look at the evidence…

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Halloween Wine Called “Hallowine” Is Here To Make Your Holiday Extra Boo-zy

Though the glory days of trick-or-treating for bags and bags of Halloween candy are over, the wine makers behind a Wisconsin-based winery are ensuring we stay extra festive this holiday with a scary-good, er, brew. I’m not kidding, they crafted a sweet varietal so good you’ll forget all about your lack of candy. With that being said, meet your new favorite bar cart addition: Halloween wine by Door Peninsula Winery, adorably called “Hallowine.” With an affordable $10 price tag, “Hallowine” boasts semi-sweet, fall-inspired notes of apple, cinnamon, and nutmeg with each sip. On…

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This Ros Festival Is The Perfect Getaway For Anyone Who Loves To Ros All Day

Rosé all day has been the motto during all spring and summer of 2018. These days, you can find rosé in almost every restaurant, supermarket, and drugstore. Heck, rosé is even being sold in small cans and forty ounce bottles, so it is safe to say rosé isn’t going anywhere soon. You typically don’t think of rosé as the choice wine for those cool fall nights that are approaching, but that hasn’t stopped Rosé All Day wine to host the coolest event of the fall: The Rosé All Day Wine and Music Festival. And…

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Crunch Report | Benchmark Sues Travis Kalanick

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Tito hamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in the episode but…

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Crunch Report | Coinbase Reverses Stance on Bitcoin Cash

Coinbase says it will support Bitcoin Cash after all but it isnt committed to trading yet Toyota takes stake in Mazda, invests more in self-driving and AI Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Mitch EasonEdited by: Joe Zolnoski Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention…

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Crunch Report | SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch Planned for November

Smallest spacecraft ever launched make it to low-earth orbit Stitch Fix has confidentially filed for an IPO Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Veanne Cao Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in the episode but it…

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Crunch Report | Y Combinator Wants In On The 3-Comma Club

Lyft launches a new self-driving division and will develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology Y Combinator is reportedly raising a $1 billion fund Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Tito HamzeEdited by: Chris Gates Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the…

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Crunch Report | Fastest Drone Ever World Record Set

Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one Vertu is dead Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Veanne Cao Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in the episode but…

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Crunch Report | Comma.ai Launches Panda

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda Tesla will build worlds largest battery storage facility for Australian wind farm Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Chris Gates Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in…

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