Posts Tagged Government and politics

Report: NFL stadium project up for vote lacks detailed plans

This undated artist rendering provided by MANICA Architecture shows an artist's rendering of a newly proposed NFL stadium in the city of Carson, Calif. The Los Angeles suburb of Carson could approve a $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the wake of a similar vote in nearby Inglewood, even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain. (MANICA Architecture via AP, File) NO SALES

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles suburb of Carson will consider a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday — even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain.

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Bucks president says arena deal needed in next 10 days

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks president Peter Feigin is pressuring legislative leaders to finalize a deal on a new arena, telling business leaders in Milwaukee on Tuesday that a financing deal needs to be done within 10 days so the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee can consider it.

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Obama: NASCAR’s winning team kind of like me and Biden

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Stewart Haas Racing team owner Tony Stewart as he welcomes NASCAR 2014 Sprint Cup Series champ Kevin Harvick, right, and Harvick's Stewart Hass Racing team crew chief Rodney Childers, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says NASCAR’s winning team is kind of like his relationship with Vice President Joe Biden.

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Colts quarterback gathers support for child health program

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck wants Indiana lawmakers to support his health and fitness initiative for children.

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NC bill for colleges to pay athletes fails in committee

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill requiring North Carolina’s public and private universities with top-division football and men’s basketball programs to pay athletes failed to make it out of a state House committee on Tuesday.

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