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AIR DATE: October 19, 2009

NBC affiliate KVBC-TV has filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission alleging other local TV stations gave favored coverage in their newscasts to local businesses that bought ads. If true, the stations would have breached FCC regulations but reporters in the newsrooms of the other three stations say they know nothing about it. We talk with experts to see if this is a common practice and what the likely course of the FCC investigation will be.

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