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Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

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Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

Post by rugratsonline » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:19 pm

According to ABC12, which is making a big fuss out of something that will only be shown in the middle of the night:

https://www.abc12.com/content/news/5109 ... 5Q-P3IwU40

(Check their Facebook post on the topic, which features hundreds of people thanking ABC12 for something they won't be awake for.)

And I was right about it being on late-night, as sister station in Lexington WKYT plan on showing it at 4AM:

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/51097 ... MeV-3X7hhA



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Re: Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

Post by CurlyHoward » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:27 am

They seemed to imply every Gray station in the country is doing this. I wonder when WTVG will air the anthem? Logically a good time would be 4:30 AM, after America This Morning and before the start of the awful morning news giggle fest with Sashem Brey and Jeff Smith's hairpiece.



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Re: Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

Post by Some Guy from Toledo » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 pm

Peculiar they want to do so at all, but I guess with where things are these days, they want to act like they still care.



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Re: Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

Post by CurlyHoward » Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:01 am

WTVG's been showing this at 4:59 AM every morning. The video montage itself is nice, but of course they end it with the stupid "This Is Home" logo. Still not sure of the point.



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Re: Gray Stations to revive daily Star Spangled Banner closings

Post by TeddyBear » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:50 pm

CurlyHoward wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:01 am
WTVG's been showing this at 4:59 AM every morning. The video montage itself is nice, but of course they end it with the stupid "This Is Home" logo. Still not sure of the point.
Ugh! "This is home" has been overdone for at least 15 yrs now.

I understand South Bend's channel 16 started it too.


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