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Fans of WHBF Channel 4 are up in arms after Direct TV cut ties with the local network and parent company Nexstar over contract dispute. Callers to WKEI's Open Line on Thursday passed along numbers for Direct TV customer service that they want people to call in order to demand the restoration of WHBC and the Quad Cities CW Network to Direct TV Service...

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has weighed in on the controversy. Congresswoman Bustos has called on Direct TV and Nexstar to return to negotiations, something NexStar says they have been trying to do with little to no response from Direct TV. You can see Congresswoman Cheri Bustos' letter to both parties linked here