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Mon Dec 8 03:08:00 MST 1997
Guess who I thot of when I read the following? ~~ PapaPaul
JOHNSTOWN, Colo., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A Colorado Bureau of Investigation
>team is trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a
>northern Colorado radio station that aired right-wing programs.
> Johnstown Fire Chief Greg Staur says today crews spent 12 hours and
>used seven fire engines to extinguish the fire, which broke out Saturday
>night in the building that housed the station.
> No one was injured in the blaze, but the building was destroyed.
> Radio station KHNC-AM and the American Freedom Network aired
>political programs such as ``Take America Back'' and ``The Hidden Truth.
> The fire chief says it's too early to say what caused the fire. He
>says the Colorado Bureau of Investigation is in charge of the probe.
> Staur says some members of the community are more upset about the
>loss of the building -- a refurbished farm implement store -- than about
> Network owner Don Wiedeman could not be reached for comment. However,
>his network has issued a statement saying, ``We are in a state of shock
>at the moment.''
> The network urged supporters not to assume the cause of the fire was
>arson, but to use the incident as a way to inform the public of their
> The statement said, ``Do not let them think of us as 'right-wing
>patriot wackos,' as they have portrayed us on the newscasts, but rather
>show them that we really are just honest, hard-working people who love
>our country and the American way of life.''
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