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Cable TV company has gone from Tupelo to 30 Rock

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast Corp. dates back to 1963, when businessman Ralph Roberts got into the cable TV business in its early days. He spent $500,000 for American Cable Systems, a company in Tupelo, Miss., that strung up cable to carry TV broadcasts to homes that couldn't get clear reception with antennas. Later, the former New Yorker incorporated Comcast -- named for "communications" and...

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