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S-4/A
AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4/A on 05/28/1999
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the use thereof in the operation of business by such Issuer or such Restricted
Subsidiary; (x) Liens to secure the performance of statutory obligations,
surety or appeal bonds, performance bonds, deposits to secure the performance
of bids, trade contracts, government contracts, leases or licenses or other
obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business
(including, without limitation, landlord Liens on leased properties); (xi)
Liens for taxes, assessments or governmental charges or claims that are not yet
delinquent or that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings
promptly instituted and diligently prosecuted, provided that any reserve or
other appropriate provision as shall be required to conform with GAAP shall
have been made therefor; (xii) Liens to secure Indebtedness (including Capital
Lease Obligations) permitted by clause (vi) of the second paragraph of the
covenant described above under the caption "--Incurrence of Indebtedness and
Issuance of Preferred Stock" covering only the assets acquired with such
Indebtedness; (xiii) carriers', warehousemen's, mechanics', landlords',
materialmen's, repairmen's or other like Liens arising in the ordinary course
of business in respect of obligations not overdue for a period in excess of 60
days or which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings
promptly instituted and diligently prosecuted; provided that any reserve or
other appropriate provision as shall be required to conform with GAAP shall
have been made therefor; (xiv) easements, rights-of-way, zoning and similar
restrictions and other similar encumbrances or title defects incurred, or
leases or subleases granted to others, in the ordinary course of business,
which do not in any case materially detract from the value of the Property
subject thereto or do not interfere with or adversely affect in any material
respect the ordinary conduct of the business of the Issuers and their
Restricted Subsidiaries taken as a whole; (xv) Liens in favor of customs and
revenue authorities to secure payment of customs duties in connection with the
importation of goods in the ordinary course of business and other similar Liens
arising in the ordinary course of business; (xvi) leases or subleases granted
to third Persons not materially interfering with the ordinary course of
business of the Issuers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries; (xvii) Liens
(other than any Lien imposed by ERISA or any rule or regulation promulgated
thereunder) incurred or deposits made in the ordinary course of business in
connection with workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, and other types
of social security; (xviii) deposits made in the ordinary course of business to
secure liability to insurance carriers; (xix) Liens to secure Indebtedness
permitted under the covenant described above under the caption "--Incurrence of
Indebtedness and Issuance of Preferred Stock"; provided, that any such Lien
encumbers only the assets so purchased with the proceeds thereof; (xx) any
attachment or judgment Lien not constituting an Event of Default under clause
(vii) of the first paragraph of the section described above under the caption
"Events of Default and Remedies"; (xxi) any interest or title of a lessor or
sublessor under any operating lease; (xxii) Liens under licensing agreements
for use of Intellectual Property entered into in the ordinary course of
business; (xxiii) Liens encumbering deposits made to secure obligations arising
from statutory, regulatory, contractual, or warranty requirements of any of the
Issuers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries, including rights of offset and
set-off; (xxiv) bankers' Liens in respect of deposit accounts; (xxv) Liens
created under the Indenture; (xxvi) Liens imposed by law incurred by the
Issuers or their Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;
and (xxvii) any renewal of or substitution for any Lien permitted by clauses
(i) through (xxvi), provided, however, that with respect to Liens incurred
pursuant to this clause (xxvii), the principal amount secured has not increased
nor the Liens extended to any additional property (other than proceeds of the
property in question).

   "Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness" means any Indebtedness of any of the
Issuers or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries issued in exchange for, or the
net proceeds of which are used to extend, refinance, renew, replace, defease or
refund other Indebtedness of such Issuer or such Restricted Subsidiary (other
than intercompany Indebtedness); provided that either: (A) the principal amount
(or accreted value, if applicable) of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness
does not exceed the principal amount of (or accreted value, if applicable),
plus accrued and unpaid interest on, any Indebtedness so extended, refinanced,
renewed, replaced, defeased or refunded (plus the amount of reasonable fees and
expenses incurred in connection therewith); (B) for Indebtedness other than
Indebtedness incurred pursuant to the Senior Credit Facility, such Permitted
Refinancing Indebtedness has a final maturity date the same as or later than
the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal
to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Indebtedness
being extended, refinanced, renewed, replaced, defeased or refunded; (C) if the
Indebtedness being extended, refinanced, renewed, replaced, defeased or
refunded is subordinated in right of payment to the

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