Belo surges on Gannett buyout bid

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Rich Premium for TV Broadcaster

Gannett agreed to purchase broadcaster Belo for $1.5 billion, or $13.75 a share, in cash. That's a nice premium from BLC's $10.73 close yesterday and expands the newspaper company's reach in television. BLC surges 28 percent before the bell on my tradeMONSTER platform and GCI is up 21 percent! 

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