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Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Comcast’s $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.

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Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

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San Francisco strikes chewing tobacco from playing fields

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The home of the San Francisco Giants may become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields.

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Bucks president says arena deal needed in next 10 days

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks president Peter Feigin is pressuring legislative leaders to finalize a deal on a new arena, telling business leaders in Milwaukee on Tuesday that a financing deal needs to be done within 10 days so the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee can consider it.

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Colts quarterback gathers support for child health program

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck wants Indiana lawmakers to support his health and fitness initiative for children.

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