Jackson Memorial Tuesday at LA Arena After Family Service

20,000-seat coliseum will host farewell to the King of Pop
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2009 2:29 PM CDT
Los Angeles' Staples Center.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A memorial service for Michael Jackson will go ahead Tuesday at Los Angeles’ Staples Center next week, CNN reports, and, according to TMZ, will follow a private, family service at a local cemetery. It’s unclear whether Tuesday’s public event, set for 10am, will be at Staples’ 20,000-seat arena or a smaller venue within the complex. (Read more Michael Jackson stories.)