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ST. LOUIS (AP) The agency that operates the Edward Jones Dome on Friday rejected an improvement plan for the 17-year-old stadium proposed by the St. Louis Rams.
The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission said in a brief statement that it believes it is in "the best interest of the community and the Rams to engage in meaningful dialogue over the next two weeks, and looks forward to the opportunity to do so at the earliest convenience of Rams management."
Arbitration begins if no agreement is reached by June 15, and the arbitration process could last through the end of the year.
A Rams spokeswoman declined comment.
The lease between the commission and the Rams requires that the dome be among the top quarter of all NFL stadiums before the 2015 season. If not, the team could break the lease and potentially become the second NFL team to leave St. Louis in a quarter of a century.
The dome, which opened in 1995 after the team relocated from Los Angeles, was built wit...
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