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IRVING, TX (Dec. 2, 2020) – Today at 7:00 p.m. ET, DISH Network removed from its system the network and local community programming provided by 164 local television stations owned by Nexstar Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”). DISH is refusing to reach a new distribution agreement allowing the satellite television behemoth the right to continue airing Nexstar’s highly-rated programming. DISH also removed Nexstar’s cable network, WGN America, from its system, denying subscribers access to the U.S.’s only live prime-time national newscast, NewsNation. As a result, millions of Americans across the country have lost local news, traffic, weather, sports, and entertainment programming as well as critical, up-to-date news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Viewers across the United States have expressed their outrage at DISH Network for its documented long-term practice of putting its paying subscribers in the middle, rather than reaching agreements with broadcasters
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A website meant to help local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been able to keep up with demand.
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Winnipeg restaurant owner Obby Khan.
Goodlocal.ca, run by Winnipeg restaurateur and businessman Obby Khan, had to press pause to be reconfigured to deal with an avalanche of traffic.
“There’s been a massive paradigm shift in the way people are thinking about shopping — and especially shopping local — during COVID,” Khan told 680 CJOB.
“The response… you go anywhere, and everyone wants to support locals.”
Khan said he came up with the website earlier in the pandemic because he wanted to support local businesses but wasn’t sure how to do so.
“As a local guy who wanted to support local… I created a platform where everything good and everything local can be on Goodlocal.
“We launched about three weeks ago, and we had 18
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PORTLAND, Ore. — As the pandemic has hurt small businesses across the country, a nonprofit in Oregon started a website that promotes local companies.
The website, Built Oregon, launched about a month ago. Executive director Mitch Daugherty said they have more than 2,000 products and it’s growing.
“COVID is not going away when Christmas ends,” Daugherty said. “Support your local retailer. Support your local restaurant. Support your local company.”
On the Built Oregon website, you can find everything from arts and crafts to jewelry. All the products were produced by people right here in the state.
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DISH Again Willing to Hold its Subscribers Hostage Rather than Reach an Agreement with Nexstar and Other Broadcasters and Content Providers at Fair Market Rates
Potential Interruption of Service Includes 164 Nexstar Television Stations in 115 Markets
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) (“Nexstar”) announced today that DISH Network (“DISH”) (NASDAQ:DISH) subscribers in 115 markets are at risk of losing network and local community programming at 7:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, as DISH has yet to reach a new distribution agreement allowing the satellite television behemoth the right to continue to air Nexstar’s highly rated programming. Millions of viewers across the country are in danger of losing the local news, traffic, weather, sports, and entertainment programming provided by Nexstar’s 164 television stations.
Since July, Nexstar has been negotiating tirelessly and in good faith in an attempt to reach a mutually agreeable multi-year contract with DISH, offering DISH
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GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (WXYZ) — A website that’s all about history in and around the Grosse Pointe area will soon be updated thanks to a group of high schoolers.
Adam Hellebuyck is the Dean of Curriculum and Assessment at the University Liggett School. He’s also a social studies teacher and board member of the Grosse Pointe Historical Society.
For the past three years, Liggett high school students have teamed up with the historical society to learn more about local history.
In the past, groups would work closely together on projects.
“It is also centered around off-site visits where we take the students to explore local Detroit and really learn from the places themselves. Both of those things, with Covid-19 restrictions, have been very difficult,” Adam explained.
This year’s project is all about revamping the Grosse Pointe Historical Society’s website.
Students will research local stories and write up articles to