Weigel Broadcasting Chairman Howard Shapiro dies at 86

CHICAGO -- We have some sad news to report.

Howard Shapiro, the chairman of our parent company, Weigel Broadcasting, has died.

Howard started with one UHF television station back in 1964.

He built a broadcasting company that includes more than 10 TV stations and two national broadcast networks.

Just last week, Howard was at the Chicago office telling stories and conducting business.

Howard was larger than life and he will be missed.

He was 86 years old.

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