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Lincoln voters approve new Haymarket arena

Residents overwhelmingly approved a proposal for a new Lincoln arena in the city’s Haymarket District, with 56 percent of the voters in yesterday’s referendum approving, clearing the way for Cornhusker basketball teams to begin play there in 2013. The vote came in an election with higher-than-normal turnout, with almost 40 percent of residents showing up […]

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Evansville approves arena funding plan

The official funding plan for the $127.5-million project shields the city from some financial liability; the big question remaining is who will be playing in the facility. The Evansville City Council finalized the funding arrangements for the new downtown arena, identifying the three major financing sources for the project. Basically, money for the arena will […]

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