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No, I'm in Danville, IL. The reason I posted it to this thread was that, by my math, the center of the ducting was approximately the Bloomington, IN area.
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Here's the latest information relating to WISH.

http://www.ibj.com/wish-wndy-owner-a.../article/49212


Earlier this morning, the Indy area received some fairly strong tropo signals from the northeast, including Fort Wayne, Toledo, Detroit, Wheatley (Ontario), Flint and Bay City/Saginaw, MI area.
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Here's the latest information relating to WISH.

http://www.ibj.com/wish-wndy-owner-a.../article/49212
Thanks for the update. IOW-this new guy is here to TRY to mitigate this mess. Please keep any future updates coming.

Thanks.
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Value of WISH-8 owner falls as station loses CBS affiliation

http://www.indystar.com/story/money/...wndy/14595547/
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the real questions are......

Was CBS greedy and asking too much for the programs they provide, or was WISH-8 greedy and not willing to pay a fair price for the programs CBS provides?

Was WTTV willing to pay the same amount demanded of WISH-8, or did they get to pay a lower price so CBS could send a message to other stations currently bargaining with CBS?
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Wlfi

I have just read that WLFI (LaFayette) has had their contract renewed (for seven more years) to carry a CBS feed. This does not really surprise me. Even though WLFI and WISH are, currently, closely tied together for feeds and promos, I didn't see how WISH losing the CBS contract would force WLFI to also lose their ties to CBS.

http://wlfi.com/2014/08/28/cbs-exten...act-with-wlfi/
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I have just read that WLFI (LaFayette) has had their contract renewed (for seven more years) to carry a CBS feed. This does not really surprise me. Even though WLFI and WISH are, currently, closely tied together for feeds and promos, I didn't see how WISH losing the CBS contract would force WLFI to also lose their ties to CBS.

http://wlfi.com/2014/08/28/cbs-exten...act-with-wlfi/
This contract extension also includes area stations WTHI-TV, Terre Haute and WANE, Fort Wayne.
http://www.cbscorporation.com/news-article.php?id=1082

WTHI, WANE and WLFI, along with several other LIN stations, are mostly controlled through the master control hub located in the WISH/WNDY building on N. Meridian St. I had an opportunity to see this operation several years ago. More information about the hub is mentioned here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WISH-TV

Indianapolis has become quite a TV hub center, as WRTV 6 is expanding its hub operation since it was purchased by E. W. Scripps. The master control center at WRTV will run 19 Scripps TV stations around the country.
http://www.ibj.com/command-center-be.../article/47461
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