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The St. Louis Rams could be heading to mandatory arbitration later this month in regards to issues surrounding upgrades at their stadium, the Edwards Jones Dome. The team made a proposal to the facilities management agency, the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC). The Rams offered up a proposal which would have cost $700 million dollars, but the CVC rejected the team’s proposal. The two parties are expected to resume meetings regarding the required upgrades to the dome, but if the parties cannot reach an agreement mandatory, binding arbitration is triggered and those meetings will resume on June 15. The Rams lease with the CVC regarding the Edward Jones Dome require that the agency make improvements which provide the Rams with a stadium which is considered “first-tier” in various categories. After the arbitration board makes their ruling, the CVC will have up to 60 days to either accept the panels decision or do nothing. If the CVC takes no action, the Rams could then...

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