Found September 24, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: KING-TV Seattle)) It appears that Seattle is one step closer to getting a new arena in the thought that it could attract one, if not two, professional sports franchises... NHL and/or NBA... The City Council voted 6-2 to pass the South Downtown plan. Hedge fund billionaire Chris Hansen's plan to build a $490-million calls for $200 million in public funds. But construction won't start until the plan passes environmental reviews and the actual franchise showing up on the doorstep. Hansen has also said that he would guarantee to cover any debt if the arena financing doesn't happen. Seattle sources also say that the Katz Group, the owners of the Edmonton Oilers, visited the town to check on the viability of a possible move. Here's how the story broke this afternoon... <script src="<object">http://www.king5.com/templates/belo_embedWrapper.js?storyid=171049641&pos=top&swfw=330"><object id="bimvidplayer0&quo...
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