Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 5
Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Wednesday August 20, 2008--No. 5
•"Gitmo on the Platte" loses its bite: the razor wire will be removed before the DNC--"We re-thought those plans, and we came up with a different plan"--and a sneak peek inside the arrestee processing center
•Denver hospitals prepare for worst, plan for all scenarios
•DNC "super fusion" security and intelligence center ready to go
•Well, duh!--no hazardous materials on I-25 while the DNC is in town; Updated street closures, public transit information, and recommended routes
•Not impressed by the "hype" of Obamamania? See "Hype: The Obama Effect"--debuting during the DNC
•Downtown businesses hope for DNC boon
•C-SPAN's convention coverage to include extensive reports from the blogosphere
•DNC last-minute deal-seekers squeezing homeless the out?
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