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St. Louis Stadium Task Force Wants $250M From Rams' Kroenke, $200M From NFL

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15

While "conceding there’s a lot of work to be done," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's stadium task force co-heads Dave Peacock and Bob Blitz on Friday "expressed growing confidence that the St. Louis stadium plan would have all the boxes checked to meet NFL approval in the fall," according to Jim Thom...

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