Cablevision, 3 others, to bid for Hughes - sources

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By Jeffrey Goldfarb NEW YORK, March 27 (Reuters) - Cablevision Systems Corp. is expected to throw its hat in the ring for DirecTV as one of four suitors planning to submit a bid by Friday to take over at least part of General Motors Corp.'s satellite TV business, according to people familiar with the situation. Also expected to bid are Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. , John Malone-led Liberty Media Corp. and local telephone provider SBC Communications Inc. , these people said. The four ...

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