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New owners lay off 11 at Fox 23

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The new owner of WXXA-TV (Fox 23) launched a restructuring campaign at the television station Wednesday, including 11 layoffs. Newport Television, which is based in Kansas City, pushed a series of job cuts throughout its network, which includes the 56 stations it acquired in March from Clear Channel Television. A Newport spokeswoman said the company is reducing its 2,100-person workforce by 7.5 percent, or about 158. Although Newport is reducing Fox 23’s staff, it is ...

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