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Re: Digital TV Conversion
> There is a $9.4 million bond issue on the Maine ballot on November 2nd to
> fund the conversion of Maine Public Television to digital TV. Maine Public
> TV in their campaign is using the scare tactic in their ads that if the bond
> issue does not pass, they will be forced to give up their licenses and Maine
> kids will lose Big Bird.
Why am I not surprised? Of course, a more effective scare campaign would be to
threaten six more weeks of auctions and on-air panhandling per year if the
suckers....excuse me, voters....don't come through.
Just my two cents (plus 5.5-percent sales tax) worth.