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The Chris Sloan archive gravy train keeps giving. There's even some rare KHJ from 1988! The 9:00 VO at the time would later do a lot of ABC Sports work in the late 80s and 90s. The 1:00 one was a

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I have four hours of KIMA Yakima taped on 9/11, but it's only Dan Rather (no local cut-ins). There were occasional crawls with closure info and phone numbers for the American Red Cross and various other organizations. Other than that, I have 8 hours of CNN taped that day, which is all archived on YouTube anyways. My recording begins about a minute before the first tower went down. Remember that this was Pacific time, and there weren't a lot of people rushing to find a tape at 5:50 in the morning when the first breaking news cut-ins went off.

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September 11 coverage from MIAMI.

(though video quality is between good and bad)

 

WSVN (FOX News/ 7 News)

https://youtu.be/0dH9Y7346Po

 

WPLG (ABC News / this btw is during the transition from Eyewitness News to channel 10 news)

https://youtu.be/u9baYP6xGvo

 

WBZL (WSFL) coverage from WPIX.

https://youtu.be/DvVAZ03mJnc

 

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WNDU (NBC) 16's top story about Quincy Newspapers switching the ABC affiliate WSJV 28 to the Fox network (now currently H&I), forcing ABC onto the then low-power station W58BT 58 (now WBND-LD 57). The story was filmed live at the Concorde Mall, a once-popular, now-defunct shopping mall in South Bend, Indiana, on October 18, 1995:

 

It may have given South Bend, Indiana a new Fox affiliate, although ABC expressed displeasure with it, because it was another excuse to air Chicago Bears NFL football games...

 

...but...

 

...in retaliation for Quincy Newspapers switching WSJV 28 to the Fox network from ABC in South Bend, Indiana, another ABC affiliate, WREX-TV 13 in Rockford, Illinois, had been forced to switch to NBC, forcing the ABC affiliation onto WTVO 17:

 

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KIMA NewsBeat and KNDO News 23 clips from November 1991, includes Jim Lewis on KNDO and Heidi Adami on KIMA (and the clips range between B&W and color)

WOIO CBS 19 News at 11 open, 10/19/97 - Cleveland Indians won game 2 of the World Series vs. the Marlins that night, but would lose in 7 on a Marlins extra-inning walkoff.

Elvis Mitchell is the guest host on this 40 minute aircheck of CBS News Nightwatch from August 15th, 1991 (off KREM 2 Spokane).

 

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7 hours ago, TexasTVNews said:

 

In the memory and in tribute to former WGN News anchor Allison Payne. RIP Allison and Godspeed. You'll always and forever be part of Chicago's Very Own.

 

I'm not from Chicago but I watched Allison Payne on Superstation WGN

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16 hours ago, 24994J said:

Also WGN, early 1980, with an open I (and surely most of you) have NEVER seen before...

 

 

 

And here's John Drury anchoring WLS's 10 p.m. news 21 years later on 9/11:

 

 

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On 12/29/2016 at 4:29 AM, KnoxvilleTVFan said:

But wait, here is a KPRC newscast close from 1983 which also includes a station sign-off from that period.

Bumping an old reply, but it looks like the link to this is no longer available. I would have loved to see how KPRC signed off in 1983.

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Okay finally rounding out the last September 11 coverage clips. 

 

(Tulsa, OK)

KOTV/ CBS news

 

 

KTUL/ABC news

 

 

WTVR Richmond, VA

 

WBOY Clarksburg, WV

 

 

WNYT Albany, NY. only part 1 of this clip 

 

 

KFSM Ft. Smith, Fayetteville AR

 

KMTR, Eugene, OR

 

WKBW, Buffalo, NY

 

 

 

Coverage From Tallahassee, Florida.

 

Canadian and the Twin-cities (Minneapolis-St.paul) coverage. Only part 1 of this clip.

 

 

 

😥 Whew!

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16 minutes ago, Route66Fan said:

A 1990 news report about the hobby of TV DX'ing from WSMV-TV in Nashville, TN. Featuring a rare mid 1980's ID from KCWS-TV, Ch. 3 in Glenwood Springs, CO.

 

 

We also get to see then-independent KWGN Denver from the late 70s, including a brief close to Region 2 News (now CW affiliate and Channel 2 news)

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A WNYT newscast from sometime in March, 2003. Features John Gray (filling in for Ed Dague) and Lydia Kulbida as anchors. Howie Altschule is the weatherman, and there’s also a “Skiing Weatherman” report from Herb Stevens at Stowe, VT. Unfortunately, the tape ends before we get to Lars Lifrak’s sports report.

 

 

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WBOC Delmarva report 1988

 

 

KPLC SevenNews 1984

 

 

KGWN Newsource 5 Newsbreak 1995

 

 

WBOC Delmarva report Newsbreak 1998

 

 

KTVO Image campaign 1995

 

KGWN NEWSCHANNEL 5 2000

 

 

WWLP TV 22 Blooper reel 80s

 

 

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WCCO May 1998

 

Here's an out of left field music package. For a about year or so in the late 90s WCCO used Gari's Newschannel, with the original early 80s cut for the open and close.

 

I remember emailing the news director at the time saying it was cool - I don't think he knew it was a retro thing, just that it was 'a Gari package.'

 

 

 

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On 9/9/2021 at 2:46 PM, SoFloTVClassics said:

September 11 coverage from MIAMI.

(though video quality is between good and bad)

 

WSVN (FOX News/ 7 News)

https://youtu.be/0dH9Y7346Po

WBZL (WSFL) coverage from WPIX.

https://youtu.be/DvVAZ03mJnc

 

Thank You! Was always curious how WSVN’s flashy format would have handled something as cataclysmic as 9/11. It’s also interesting to see the WB Miami station using New York’s WB affiliate coverage, since the network had no national news service.

Apologies for taking the thread back to that dark day but this video has a compilation of how several cable channels broadcast 9/11. Apparently Viacom networks (VH 1, CMT, and MTV) showed CBS News coverage, TLC carried BBC World News and even HSN carried some international news service. Facinating. I cannot think of another event in which entertainment cable channels suspended programming to carry a national news event other than BET carrying CBSN coverage of the Derek Chauvin verdict in 2021.

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