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Mayoral Debate on Honlolulu Stations

Topic: Politics and Election Coverage

In an unprecedented event, several Honolulu stations ran Hearst-owned KITV-TVís Honolulu Mayoral Debate live on July 11. Raycom Mediaís KGMB-TV and KHNL-TV, GMC Televisionís KFVE-TV and Clear Channelís KHVH-AM all ran the debate live, while PBS Hawaii re-broadcast the event later in the evening. "In order to best serve the public with this important debate, Hawaiiís local broadcasters agreed to make the production as widely available as possible," said KITV President and General Manager Andrew Jackson.

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