News of Note—TEGNA, E.W. Scripps and Locast

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Here are the stories we’re following today:

> TEGNA entered into a definitive agreement with Gray Television to acquire local stations WTOL, the CBS affiliate in Toledo, Ohio; and KWES, the NBC affiliate in Odessa-Midland, Texas, for $105 million in cash. Release

> E.W. Scripps has agreed to acquire two ABC-affiliated television stations in Florida and Texas owned by Raycom Media for $55 million. Release

> Locast, the local TV station streaming service, is adding its third market, Houston, as of Aug. 20. Multichannel article