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Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates
Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates

A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election. Lamar Advertising Co. of Baton Rouge, La., which is suing to install at least 45 digital billboards across the city, will put much of its campaign money behind Huizar, who heads the council committee drafting new sign regulations, according to paperwork filed with the city Ethics Commission. The firm already has installed 100 pro-Huizar billboards at a cost of $26,500, all of them in the councilman's downtown-to-Eagle...

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