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Were terrorists plotting on Columbus Day?

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2002

The drama over Colorado's Columbus Day is not over. Police in Denver are investigating potential acts of terror at last weekend's protests.

According to The Denver Post, bullets were found near the anti-Columbus Day march. A man with a human rights said his organization has received death threats in the past.

The police also found paint bombs, paint thinner, cans of spray paint and smoke devices along the Italian-American parade route.

Get the Story:
Bullets are discovered at rally site (The Denver Post 10/17)

Relevant Links:
Transform Columbus Day - http://www.transformcolumbusday.org
Rocky Mountain Independent Media Center, coverage of anti-Columbus Day - http://rockymountain.indymedia.org

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