Sinclair Broadcast Group has closed on its purchase of the non-license
assets of WPFO, the Fox affiliate in Portland-Auburn, Maine. The sale
price was $13.6 million.
Sinclair will provide sales and other
services to the station. It already owns CBS affiliate WGME in DMA No.
80; WGME started producing the 10 p.m. news for WPFO in 2007.
as "Fox23", WPFO is owned by Corporate Media Consultants Group and Max
Media. Its general manager did not return a call for comment at