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Cablevision: Just trying to stay ahead of consumers

A loss of 28,000 video subscribers may sound like big trouble for a cable company, but Cablevision Systems Corp. is taking the decline in stride. In fact, despite that precipitous drop in TV subscribers, Cablevision still managed to beat Wall Street’s first-quarter expectations, according to an earnings statement issued Monday. The Bethpage-based television, telephone and Internet provider finished the quarter ended March 31 with net income of $44.6 million, or 16 cents per share. That’s…