Evening Headlines for 6/6/13

KETV's move to Burlington Station will bring a historic downtown building back to life
Omaha's Burlington Station, once bustling with cross-continental rail passengers but vacant, sagging and mostly unused for more than 40 years, is due to be rejuvenated. Omaha TV station KETV plans to buy the historic depot at 10th and Pacific Streets, renovate it and move in by the summer of 2015. [Omaha.com]

EDITOR'S NOTE: I'm a fan of historic preservation, and while the above story isn't from our neck of the woods, I think many would agree that KETV's decision to renovate the closed-since-1971 Burlington Station is just pretty darn cool.  I look forward to seeing the end result!

Turner Sports Exec: Keith Olbermann Realizes He's 'Burned Bridges'
"This was about getting back to something that he really wanted to do," said Turner's David Levy. “He knows baseball. He has a passion for it. And I’m willing to take that risk because I think he’s that talented." [The Hollywood Reporter]

Clear Channel Launches Veterans Initiative on iHeart
Clear Channel today announced the launch of iHeartRadio’s Show Your Stripes, a company-wide community service initiative to address the issue of unemployment among U.S. military veterans and encourage businesses to hire veterans. [Radio Ink]

CW Wraps Upfront Sales With Flat Volume
The CW has completed its annual upfront sales process, striking deals totaling volume that is similar to the $400 to $420 million it secured in the last two upfronts. [Ad Age]

'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live' Stalled by Labor Dispute
Production on All My Children and One Life to Live has stopped a day earlier than planned over a dispute with IATSE, The OnLine Network said in a statement Wednesday. [The Hollywood Reporter]


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