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Local stations have 2 options:

1) They can invoke must carry. This allows them to specify the channel number and it must be carried. But they don't get paid for their content

2) Negotiate for carriage. This is what most if the larger stations do. They negotiate with cable providers as to what channel number, how much they will be paid (this is where local broadcast fees go) and what content will be carried.

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