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Joan Jett to Rock at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Joan Jett is supposed to perform on the South Dakota float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013. The problem is not everybody in South Dakota likes this choice.

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Joan Jett to Rock at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has its first scandal this year. Rock legend Joan Jett is booked to perform on the South Dakota float. Now the South Dakota livestock famers raise a red flag as Joan Jett is a vegetarian and an activist for animal rights group PETA. The farmers say that Joan Jett is not the right choice to represent South Dakota reports the Rapid City Journal

It looks like though there will be no change and the South Dakota float will have Joan Jett perform. The South Dakota float has a replica of Mount Rushmore on it. You will not miss it. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a huge televised event. Each year, more than 3.5 million people in New York and over 50 million people at home watch the Parade.

The 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade will start at 9am and will have 8,000 participants.

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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