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Limited Capacity of Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena Leaves Networks Scrambling

The DNC winds down tonight as Barack Obama officially accepts his party’s nomination for President. Obama’s speech was originally set to happen at the 74,000-seat Bank of America Stadium, a plan which was scrapped due to a forecast of storms. With weather and venue change concerns out of the way, the cable and broadcast networks have a new problem: the capacity of the Time Warner Cable Arena.
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Obama Will Not Speak at the Bank of America Stadium

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (2 years ago)

Due to threats of thunderstorms, Barack Obama’s speech Thursday night will be moved to Charlotte’s Time-Warner Cable Arena, which holds around 20,000 people to the 74,000 seat capacity of the Bank of America stadium. In a statement,... Read Post

Obama’s Stadium Speech Rained Out

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (2 years ago)

Citing safety concerns, Democratic organizers announced Wednesday morning that President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech in Charlotte will be moved indoors from Bank of America Stadium to the Time Warner Cable Arena. The venue ... Read Post

Limbaugh: Obama Can't Fill "Black Panther Stadium" - "Doesn't Have Slave Blood"

Politics / US Politics : Little Green Footballs (2 years ago)

The DNC has moved its Thursday night events (including Barack Obama's speech) from the outdoor Bank of America Stadium to the indoor Time Warner Cable Arena, due to forecasts of thunder showers. This, of course, has driven the wingn... Read Post

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