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Tribune, U-verse Extend Retrans Deadline

Tribune Media and AT&T’s U-verse have extended their retransmission agreement, putting off the possibility of a blackout for another week.

The new deadline is 5 p.m. ET on Oct. 13.

Tribune’s retransmission agreement with U-verse expired at the end of September.

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