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Some customers in Twin Cities will get BBC as Comcast picks up news network

The New York Times reports the news station and cable company are about to announce a distribution deal that will bring the global news channel into some parts of the United States.
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The New York Times reports the news station and cable company are about to announce a distribution deal that will bring the global news channel into some parts of the United States.

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