Paxson acquires Chicago station

February 1998
Electronic Media;02/02/98, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p32
Reports on Paxson Communications' acquisition of WCFC-TV in Chicago, Illinois. Financial information on the transaction; How the transaction will benefit Paxson.


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