Twin Cities airport to remove anti-nuke billboard before GOP convention

08/19/2008 | USA Today

At the request of Northwest Airlines, a unit of Clear Channel Communications will remove an anti-nuclear billboard targeted at GOP conventioneers coming through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. "When only one nuclear bomb could destroy a city like Minneapolis ... We don't need 6,000," the sign reads. A similar billboard in Denver, where the Democrats will meet, mentions that city instead. "It uses the word 'bomb' in an airport, so it's not real appropriate," said Peggie Hardie, general manager for Clear Channel Airports in Minneapolis.

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