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Published June 5, 1998
In Toronto, Nicolaas van Rijn reports that the Air Canada Centre is 60% "complete and on schedule -- eight months away from completion and its February, 1999, opening" (TORONTO STAR, 6/5)....Over 5,000 people attended the ceremony yesterday which renamed Granada Hills [CA] high school's football stadium after alumnus John Elway (DENVER POST, 6/5)....Philadelphia Attorney William Schwartz has filed a class-action lawsuit against Ogden Entertainment, concessionaire at the Vet, accusing them of "consumer fraud" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 6/5)....In Dallas, Holly Cain reports that the TX Motor Speedway is getting "rave reviews" for its revamped oval track after yesterday's practice/ qualifying session for this weekend's IRL-NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series doubleheader (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/5).