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Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract

Local television stations WRAL and ABC11 broadcast the Raleigh Christmas Parade Saturday Nov. 18, 2017. WRAL sponsored the Raleigh Christmas Parade for 43 years. On Oct. 23 the Greater Raleigh Merchant’s Association announced that ABC11 was the official sponsor.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract 1:53

Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:43

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

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