BREAKING NEWS: WOAC Sold to Multicultural

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Scripps has finally found a buyer for WOAC/67 Canton, and the four other stations formerly owned by its former Shop at Home division.

The five stations are being sold to Multicultural Television Broadcasting in a $170 million deal.

The company is a new TV offshoot of Multicultural Radio, which owns a number of foreign language/brokered radio stations in major markets like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

The company made news outside the foreign language radio world when it was involved in a legal dispute with Air America Radio. Multicultural’s WNTD/950 Chicago and KBLA/1580 Santa Monica/Los Angeles were the liberal talk radio network’s initial affiliates in those markets until Multicultural owner Arthur Liu kicked off the network in a payment dispute…

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