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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Lionsgate rebrands its international streaming service StarzPlay as Lionsgate+; SEC filing: the company is exploring spinning off its studio business, not Starz
Sources: in a WBD town hall, CEO David Zaslav denied rumors of a merger or a sale: “We are not for sale, absolutely, not for sale”; rumors point to Comcast
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Bill Plante, who covered the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and four presidencies as a CBS News correspondent for half a century, has died at 84
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