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ricardo dominguez on 15 Aug 2000 14:43:55 -0000


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Date: Monday, August 14, 2000 8:57 PM
Subject: LAPD BLOCKS SATELLITE FEED OF INDYMEDIA COVERAGE OF DNC IN LOS
ANGELES


>- For Immediate Release -
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>From: IMC-Austin
>Phone: 476-3713
>Email: imc-austin {AT} indymedia.org
>
>August 14, 2000
>
>LAPD BLOCKS SATELLITE FEED OF INDYMEDIA COVERAGE OF DNC IN LOS ANGELES
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>The live satellite feed from the Los Angeles Independent Media Center,
>covering the Democratic National Convention, scheduled to broadcast between
>8 and 9:30 p.m. CST, was replaced by the following message:
>
>"FSTV live coverage of
>Democratic Convention kept
>off the air by Los Angeles
>Police Department.
>Please call LAPD toll free
>1-877-275-5273."
>
>The Los Angeles Independent Media Center [http://la.indymedia.org] carries
>this statement:
>
>"Breaking News
>6:54pm - Based on an anonymous tip given to LAPD this morning that there
>was a bomb in a van, at 4:30 PM, the County police detained the two owners
>of the van, and blocked the parking lot including the area with the
>satellite truck. This has eliminated our broadcast.
>6:51pm - The IMC satellite broadcast has been delayed because of an LAPD
>claim of a bomb threat in a Westfalia in the parking lot. The police are
>detaining two people at this time and we are waiting for more info. The
>satellite truck has been evacuated."
>
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