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RE: ID Cities

On Thu, 4 Oct 2001 18:38:18 "Stephen Pickford wrote:
> The 6:30PM identification on WPTZ read: 
> "Plattsburgh - North Pole - Burlington"
> There are others in the pipeline that read:
> "Plattsburgh - North Pole - Burlington - 
> Montreal", although, under Hearst-Argyle ownership,
> the seeming necessity to latch 
> on to the "Big City" an hour north as some sort of
> internal identity crisis has lessened,

Would that also have anything to do with the fact that
Videotron Cable in Montreal has pulled WPTZ off of its
system, (in favor of the Boston NBC affiliate??)
thereby giving it a significantly smaller TV audience
in Montreal and the surrounding areas?

                            Matt Osborne
                            Hyde Park, NY

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