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Re: OT - who owns whom

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - who owns whom
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 15:56:21 -0600
  • References: <4035926.1110401611533.JavaMail.root@sniper10.usinternet.com>

Well, yes, I know that, and maybe you were just lamenting along with me, but
this is just too close to home.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - who owns whom


> Our news sources are already pretty limited, Kitty. If it wasn't for
> the police blotter and handouts from the White House and the governor's
> office, Tampa news readers wouldn't have anything to read.
>
> On Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at 04:21 PM, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart
> National Hearing Center wrote:
>
> > I mentioned Hanoi Shanghai Bank Corporation awhile back, when I kept
> > receiving invitations for a HSBC credit card.  Today I was quite
> > surprised
> > when I read the fine print (I don't have a lot to do here at work) on
> > an
> > invitation for a General Motors credit card.  The GM card is part of
> > the
> > HSBC group.
> > Part of the reason I'm interested, especially today, in such things
> > is....I
> > settled down to watch the network news broadcasts last night.
> > Locally, CBS,
> > ABC, and NBC all air their evening news broadcasts at 6:30 and I tend
> > to
> > flip around among the 3 channels. But at 6:30 NBC Nightly News was
> > replaced
> > by the local ABC affiliate's local broadcast.  Yes, local ABC was being
> > shown in place of nationwide NBC.
> > It seems that the owner of the ABC affiliate bought the local NBC
> > affiliate
> > and upon taking posession, fired all but a handful of the local NBC
> > staff.
> > They say they can operate both stations more efficiently.  Yeah, one
> > news
> > source for both.  Of course they have to air NBC network news, but
> > obviously
> > don't want their news shows competing, so now it will be on at 7pm,
> > while
> > the other 2 are still aired at 6:30.
> > No big deal?  I am just so sick to death of everyone buying everyone
> > else
> > out. I think Burpee still owns Heronswood, unless some bigger
> > conglomerate
> > swallowed them all up.  Marge's recent post about APHIS describes
> > limited
> > availability to plant material in the future.  How limited will our
> > news
> > resources be?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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