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By Don Muret, Staff Writer, SportsBusiness Journal
CSL International, pending Las Vegas City Council approval in the coming weeks, plans to solicit interest from private developers that would like to build a new downtown arena. The consultant will put together a proposal that will lead to the selection of a developer in the next two months. Sites under consideration include an 11-acre parcel next to City Hall that was among several locations identified by a local task force studying the issue.
Pepsi Center To Have Work Done Ahead
Of ’08 Democratic National Convention
REPUBLICAN CONVENTION: In St. Paul, John Shipley reports the Wild could be “headed as far as Europe” when the R08 Republican National Convention takes over the Xcel Energy Center September 1-4, a week before the opening of the team’s training camp. The convention will require “substantial changes” to the arena and as a result, Wild President & GM Doug Risebrough said that the team will “have to train elsewhere” (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 2/16).