Michael Jackson memorial details announced

LOS ANGELES - (AP) - Details of next Tuesday's public memorial forMichael Jackson are being released in Los Angeles by the owners ofStaples Center.

Staples Center boss Tim Leiweke says 17,500 tickets free ticketswill be provided. There also will be a free worldwide video feed.

Leiweke says 11,000 tickets will be for seats inside StaplesCenter and 6,500 will be for seats in the adjacent Nokia Theatre,where fans will watch a simulcast.

People who want tickets must register on the Web atStaplescenter.com. After 6 p.m. Saturday (0100 GMT Sunday), 8,750names will be randomly selected to receive two tickets each.Notifications will go out on Sunday. Those selected will obtaintheir tickets via Ticketmaster on Monday.

No details of the memorial service itself have been released.

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