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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: STADIUM REFERENDUM PASSES IN HOUSTON

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11/06/96
COULD RENOVATED L.A. COLISEUM DO THE TRICK?

A study commissioned by the L.A. Sports & Exposition Authority and conducted by the UCLA Anderson School of Management reveals that an NFL team playing at a renovated L.A. Memorial Coliseum could brin

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11/06/96
DETROIT STADIUM PLAN PASSES BY LANDSLIDE MARGIN

Wayne County voted "overwhelmingly to gamble on an ambitious plan to build side-by-side football and baseball stadiums in downtown Detroit," according to Lam & Fricker in this morning''s DETROIT FREE

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11/06/96
HAWKS DOWNTOWN ARENA PLAN CLEARS LATEST HURDLE

The Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority approved plans for a new $213M Hawks downtown arena, according to Unger & Saporta of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The deal will be presented today to the At

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11/05/96
STADIUM NOTES

DECISION DAY: Dade County voters will decide today whether an arena should be built on Biscayne Bay for the Heat. In Detroit, Wayne County voters decide on Proposition S, a referendum on county touris

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Miami Heat, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

11/05/96
HOUSTONERS GO TO THE POLLS TO DECIDE ON STADIUM REFERENDUM

Harris County voters decide today on Proposition One, which, if passed, would authorize construction of a new $265M downtown baseball stadium and $200M in Astrodome renovations, according to John Will

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Houston Astros

11/04/96
ALLEN DONATES $40,000 IN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

Paul Allen, who holds an option to buy the Seahawks, has hired lobbyists James Halstrom and Mark Greenberg at $5,000 and $6,000 a month, respectively, and made $40,000 in campaign contributions "in an

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/04/96
DEAL STRUCK: HEAT INCURS ENTIRE $165M COST OF NEW ARENA

As noted in THE DAILY Friday, the Heat has agreed to cover the entire $165M cost of building a new arena under an agreement with Dade County officials. According to Mireya Navarro of the N.Y. TIMES, t

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11/04/96
HAWKS, CITY REACH DEAL ON NEW DOWNTOWN ARENA

Negotiators reached agreement Saturday to a build a new $215M arena in downtown Atlanta after Turner Broadcasting executives resolved the remaining issues during seven hours of talks with city and Ful

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11/04/96
STADIUM NOTES

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