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Here's a nice shot of the construction on the floor of the Pepsi Center that a colleague sent us. Notice the base of the podium and setup for the writing press seats on the left, and the blue TV standup positions on the right.
- Westword has started a petition on "a moratorium on the public throwing, spraying, smearing, hosing or inducing of excrement for the week of the week of August 25 through 29"
- Denver announces Invesco parade route and protest area.
- The Tuscon Business Edge discovers breaking political news: The convention locations of Denver and St. Paul are not in the usual places.
- The NY Times gives an overview of the protest situation:
Federal and local authorities are girding for huge protests, mammoth traffic tie-ups and civil disturbances at the Democratic National Convention in Denver this month, fearing that the convention will become a magnet for militant protest groups.
- Independent Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont will attend the convention.