"Ridiculously offensive' email called a stunt
(NEWSER) – Family members of nine of the victims from July's movie theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., are furious over what they call "ridiculously offensive" email invitations to a memorial event to re-open the theater, reports AFP. The theater's parent company, Cinemark, says it intends to re-open the Century Aurora 16 on Jan. 17 in a ceremony with Gov. John Hickenlooper and Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan designed to help heal the community. But with the emails arriving two days after Christmas, the families wrote in a letter to Cinemark that the invitations were badly timed and a "thinly veiled publicity ploy."
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