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RE: Interesting Cable Channels in Norfolk VA

WGGB in Springfield does the Headline News updates on MEDIA ONE Cable in the
Springfield/Holyoke area (not all the time, and I don't know if they still
are since Sinclair has taken over).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> [mailto:owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org]On Behalf Of Mark
> Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 1999 12:17 AM
> To: boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> Subject: Interesting Cable Channels in Norfolk VA
> I was on vacation in Norfolk VA last week.I found a couple of
> interesting
> channels on the cable TV system there(Cox Communications).One
> channel is
> called LNC(Local News Channel) which shows continuous rebroadcasts of
> WVEC-TV(Ch.13) newscasts.Example:They have a 5-7AM
> newscast.At 7AM,the LNC
> channel is showing the 6:30 AM portion of that newscast.At
> 7:30,they start
> over with showing the 5AM portion of the newscast.They keep
> showing this
> 5-7AM broadcast till 12:30PM,when they start showing the Noon
> news,that
> will keep running till 5:30PM,when they start showing the 5PM,and so
> on.Also,the have the Local Weather Channel(LWC) which shows the latest
> National Weather Service local forcasts along with
> temps/conditions/tides,etc 24/7.
> Also,at :25 and :55 past the hour,the CNN Headline News channel there
> carries a local news headline update(about 3 min.in length)
> produced by
> WTKR-TV(Ch.3).
> Just curious if anyone knows of any other cable systems have similar
> channels that rebroadcast local news or have local news
> drop-ins to CNN
> Headline News.
> Mark Watson