This Time, Cox Reels In A Big Fish

Returning to his Atlanta home from a 100-mile Memorial Day bike ride, James Cox Kennedy got the call he had been waiting for from Times Mirror Co. Chairman Robert F. Erburu. The good news: The company Kennedy heads, Cox Enterprises Inc., had not out-and-out lost the bidding for Times Mirror's cable operations. But rival bidder Continental Cablevision was still in the race. Erburu put it bluntly: "It's a dead heat."

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