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Dems won’t escape protester-filled streets; area businesses ready to take GOP dollars

While St.

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DENVER
Aug. 25-28

While St. Paul is expecting many more protesters for the GOP convention, the Democratic National Convention could draw as many as 25,000 activists, who want to make sure that Barack Obama doesn’t moderate his views, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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ST. PAUL
Sept. 1-4

Lots of businesses already are cashing in on the economic boost the Republican National Convention will bring, Fox9 News reports. Rental prices for the Minneapolis Park Board’s large tents, for example, have jumped from $50 to $10,000.