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Boston, Massachusetts / Terrorism Scare #920046

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The arraignment in Boston for 2 men suspected in yesterday’s terrorism scare that turned out to be an advertising campaign for a Cartoon Network series and the apology from Turner Broadcasting noted; video shown of the men planting the magnetic light devices. [Bomb prank suspect Peter BERDOVSKY†- talks about his hair.]

(Boston: Molly Line) Reactions to the Boston scare examined; details given on Mayor Tom Menino††’s threat to sue those responsible; scenes shown of suspects Sean Stevens†† and Berdovsky in the courtroom. [Resident Denise MacDONALD†- states her strong opinion.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Jonathan Serrie) Reactions to the scare in Atlanta, Georgia, featured; details given on CNN’s assurance to the Department of Homeland Security that they had no knowledge of the guerrilla marketing campaign; apology from Turner Broadcasting System chairman and CEO Phil Kent† quoted on screen. [Atlanta residents Jason KAPELINA†, Richard KING†- give their opinions.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The recovery of similar electronic billboards in Chicago, Philadelphia and New York City noted; pictures of the signs shown.

Smith, Shepard;
Line, Molly;
Serrie, Jonathan

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