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Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

Posted at 7:13 AM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 07:13:58-04
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - The owner of Ocean Aerial Ads will pull political banners supporting Donald Trump after a series of complaints.
 
Media outlets report that the ads, which flew on banner planes for only one day, allegedly read "Stop Mad Cow Disease ... Stop Hillary" and "America First. Build That Wall."
 
Owner Bob Bunting received numerous complaints about the banners. He says, however, that he had no political motivation in flying the banners, and that it was nothing more than a business transaction. If a customer had paid for a Hillary Clinton banner, Bunting says it would have flown.
 
Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan also received complaints about the banners. Meehan says Bunting has told him he's no longer going to run political ads.
 

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