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Biloxi City Council To Vote On Construction Contract For New Ballpark

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14

The Biloxi (Miss.) City Council today will vote on whether to award W.G. Yates & Sons the contract to begin building MGM Park, which would house the Double-A Southern League Huntsville Stars next season. The city is "ready to move forward with the next phase" of the project now that the cost is ...

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