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  • House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal

    House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal
    Congressional lawmakers said Monday they would review AT&T Corp.'s planned purchase of DirecTV Group Inc., with a House committee already promising a hearing "to ensure that consumers’ interests are protected in an increasingly consolidated...
  • AT&T, DirecTV Deal Details Emerge as CEOs Sell Merger Benefits

    AT&T has been laying the track for expanding its pay TV service for the past few years, and that effort will now be turbo-charged with its $67 billion pact to acquire DirecTV. That was the message sent Monday morning by AT&T chairman-CEO Randall...
  • The Dodgers TV debacle shows the peril in the AT&T/DirecTV deal

    The Dodgers TV debacle shows the peril in the AT&T/DirecTV deal
    My colleagues Jim Peltz and Bill Plaschke both reviewed the ongoing fiasco of the Dodgers' TV rights deal this weekend. Both came to the same conclusion--that it's a disaster for the ball club and for the fans. Frankly, who could look at the facts and...
  • Meet DirecTV's New Boss: AT&T Chief Randall Stephenson

    The architect of AT&T's takeover of DirecTV is an Oklahoma native who first joined Ma Bell two years before the federal government broke up the telephone giant's monopoly in 1984. AT&T chairman-CEO Randall Stephenson is routinely described in press...
  • Broadcasters, Small Cable Operators Join Critics of AT&T-DirecTV Deal

    There was little doubt that AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV would draw opposition from many quarters in media and entertainment. Media watchdog groups were quick to weigh in with statements of concern about more large-scale media assets passing...
  • Tribune Co. looks for partner to develop Port Covington parcels

    Tribune Co. looks for partner to develop Port Covington parcels
    The owner of The Baltimore Sun wants to find partners to develop about 37 acres of unused land next to the newspaper's printing plant in Port Covington. The plans are part of a broader push by Tribune Company to make more money from its real estate....
  • Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers

     Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers
    With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead. In the first quarter of this year, there...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Braves Storm of Policy Battles

    Tom Wheeler believes that television programming is in the midst of a Golden Age. When asked what shows he watches, the FCC chairman doesn't hesitate, reeling off "House of Cards," "True Detective" and "Sherlock," and he admits to enjoying the...
  • Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal

    Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal
    Oakwood Worldwide hopes to triple its pioneering extended-stay housing brand through a new joint venture that will spend $4 billion to buy and build furnished apartment buildings globally. The partnership that the Los Angeles company has struck with...
  • Naples Powerball winners come forward, claim $148M

    They didn't spend much time waiting around: The FlaMass Family Lottery Joint Venture claimed the $148.8 million jackpot prize for the Powerball drawing held on April 23. The partners of the joint venture are: Louis Centrella, 72, of Daytona Beach;...
  • Office Depot to close 400 stores after OfficeMax merger

    Office Depot to close 400 stores after OfficeMax merger
    Office Depot said Tuesday it plans to close 400 U.S. stores, with 150 stores slated to close in 2014. The company has multiple stores in Hampton Roads. Boca Raton-based Office Depot completed its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax last year. The office-...