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New Age Selling Half Of Portland, ME, Duop

Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based New Age is selling its CW affiliate in Portland, Maine, WPXT, to Tyche Broadcasting for $75,000, according to an FCC filing seeking approval of the deal. Tyche is owned Frank Copsidas of Portland, who has no other broadcast interests. New Age has been operating WPXT in a virtual duopoly with WPME, an MNT affiliate owned by MPS Media.

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Diane Tryneski says:

March 7, 2012 at 4:45 pm

Super Frank Copsidas? The guy who was James Brown’s personal manager and owned a radio station in Kansas City?

Andrea Rader says:

March 8, 2012 at 1:59 am

Yep, he’s the same guy.

Frank Barrasso says:

April 21, 2012 at 11:10 am

Yep the same guy that owned stations in Kansas city plus
Springfield Mo
in addition toooo
2 small Part 135 airlines
music publishing company (once sued by Martha Stuart)
Had a Wireless Intenet service (KC,Nebr, and Bahamas)
Manager for the late great James Brown
Hotel Magnate..LOL
Spring water company in BC CA
Real Estate speculator.. a good one…:)

I could go on and on and on… Just on his relationships with his employee’s…LOL Wow he does end up in the odd places…


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