WAVE 3 News Editorial - August 31, 2017: DIRECTV Extension - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

WAVE 3 News Editorial - August 31, 2017: DIRECTV Extension

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Our carriage agreement with DIRECTV has been temporarily extended, ensuring our local DIRECTV subscribers will continue to receive WAVE 3 News through Tuesday, September 5.
 
Our local commitment is all about putting the needs of our community first. As we witness the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we are reminded of the power and responsibility of local broadcasters to serve those in need. 
 
Raycom Media teams in and around the affected region are providing vital local news coverage on every screen and stations across our group are raising funds and awareness for relief efforts that will help the people in Texas and Louisiana recover and rebuild. 
 
Thanks to generous viewers across the country, Raycom Media stations have already raised more than $395,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief, with more efforts planned in the coming days. Thank you for participating with us to raise more than $91,000 for the American Red Cross. We are truly grateful for your support. We are also devoting airtime to public service announcements and news mentions to drive donations and help make sure the storm victims get the help they need. 
 
That's why our parent company offered an extension to DIRECTV and we're pleased they understood the importance of our local commitment and accepted.

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