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Monday, March 18, 2013

First Slice 3/18/13: City Council could vote on Falcons stadium deal today

Deal would provide at least $200 million in public funding - but potentially hundreds of millions of dollars more over the following decades - for new football stadium
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  • Deal would provide at least $200 million in public funding - but potentially hundreds of millions of dollars more over the following decades - for new football stadium

The Atlanta City Council could vote as early as today on a deal between the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, the city, and they Atlanta Falcons for a proposed $1 billion football stadium. The GWCCA gave the deal its blessing on Friday afternoon. One board member asked a question about the deal. (11Alive autoplay warning for both links.)

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