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Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split
Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split

A bitter political tug-of-war over who will host a Fourth of July fireworks show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum took another turn Friday when City Councilman Bernard C. Parks withdrew his bid to host the show -- and said he would hold a separate event. Parks said he was pulling out because Councilman Curren Price had received a copy of his "blueprint" for the proposed event, which he argued should have remained confidential. He said he would hold his Independence Day fireworks event elsewhere, without indicating a location. Price spokeswoman Connie Llanos said Price's office requested a copy of Parks' proposal from the Coliseum...

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