Marketing scheme spurs bomb scares
The Boston Globe
Turner Broadcasting acknowledged late Wednesday that the suspicious packages that ignited fears of bombs across Boston today were magnetic lights that were part of an outdoor marketing campaign for an adult cartoon. At left, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis (at podium) spoke at a press conference with Governor Deval Patrick (left) and Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
Turner Broadcasting acknowledged late Wednesday that the suspicious packages that ignited fears of bombs across Boston today were magnetic lights that were part of an outdoor marketing campaign for an adult cartoon.

At left, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis (at podium) spoke at a press conference with Governor Deval Patrick (left) and Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
(Globe Staff Photo / Dominic Chavez)