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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on February 13, 2013.







Meeting Information            


      Meeting Type:         Annual Meeting
      For holders as of:   December 17, 2012


Date:  February 13, 2013



  Time: 9:30 a.m., CST

      Location:  The Pavilion Ballroom at the

Belo Mansion


2101 Ross Avenue

Dallas, TX 75201


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6201 15TH AVENUE

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Voting Items        


The Board of Directors recommends you vote
FOR the following listed nominees:







1a.    Robert W. Best


1b.    Kim R. Cocklin


1c.    Richard W. Douglas


1d.    Ruben E. Esquivel


1e.    Richard K. Gordon


1f.    Robert C. Grable


1g.    Thomas C. Meredith


1h.    Nancy K. Quinn


1i.     Richard A. Sampson


1j.     Stephen R. Springer


1k.    Richard Ware II

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR proposals 2-4.   

2.      Proposal to amend the Company’s Annual Incentive Plan for Management.

3.      Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2013.

4.      Proposal for an advisory vote by shareholders to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers for fiscal 2012 (“Say on Pay”).