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Times Wire ServicesFrank Batten Sr., who created television's Weather Channel in 1982 amid skepticism that there was an audience for 24 hours of news on storms and temperature readings, has died. He was 82. Batten, the retired chairman of privately held Landmark...
The Associated PressFrank Batten Sr., who built a communications empire that spanned newspapers and cable television and created The Weather Channel, died Thursday. He was 82. Batten, the retired chairman of privately held Landmark Communications and a former chairman of...
Sep 11, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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