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Charlotte's Mecklenburg County Releases Details Of Proposed $175M MLS StadiumPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 17
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) last Friday "released details of a proposed" $175M MLS stadium for which the county and city of Charlotte are "each asked to contribute" up to $43.75M, according to Henderson & Portillo of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The local ownership group of SMI's Bruton and Marcus...
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MCI Center Exec VP Wes Unseld said that DC officials "were aware" of an agreement between the city and the MCI Center under which the city paid for DC police being used for security and crowd control.
The Washington, DC, Police Department has paid $800,000 in overtime to officers handling security and crowd control outside the new MCI Center. In DC, Cheryl Thompson writes that an agreement between
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NJ Gov. Christie Whitman said that her administration is "not conducting hush-hush talks" with Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner about moving the franchise to the state, according to Tom Hester of the
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