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Mako Sells Dallas Independent KATA For $5.8 Million

Lone Star Spectrum, an investor group that is headed up by Philip Hurley, has agreed to acquire KATA, a low power independent station in Mesquite, Texas, for $5.8 million. The seller is Mako Communications, with Amanda Mintz named as a principal.

Hurley is also executive VP and chief operating officer of London Broadcasting.

KATA, operating in the Dallas-Fort Worth DMA, airs Soul of the South, a digital network targeted to African-Americans.