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Austin Council Approves Construction Of Stadium For Crew SC

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The Austin , Texas City Council Wednesday approved construction of a new 200-million dollar soccer stadium, clearing a hurdle in Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt's plan to move the team. 

The council needed two meetings and hours of debate to agree on a stadium location on public land at McKalla Place, ten miles outside of downtown Austin. The City of Columbus and State of Ohio are both suing Precourt to block the move. 
 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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