Kansas City station faces blackout threat; Newport sells 22 stations

Cable industry news from across the web:

> Kansas City TV station KCTV5, still mired in negotiations with Time Warner Cable, is about to have its contract expire. Article

> Newport Television sold 22 TV stations to Nexstar, Sinclair, and Cox. Article

> France's regulator allowed billonaire Vincent Bollore to increase his Vivendi stake to 5 percent. Article (sub. req.)

> Great Lakes Data Systems announces TV Everywhere authentication support. Release

And finally... ActiveVideo Networks is touting its Cloud TV platform at The Independent Show. Release

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