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St Pete council rejects deal with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The St. Petersburg City Council has rejected a deal reached earlier this month between the Rays and the city’s mayor that would have allowed the team to search for new stadium sites on both sides of Tampa Bay.

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Hutchinson considering tax hike for sports arena

In this Friday March 22, 2013 file photo, Vincennes' Deshawn Delaney (33) takes the ball to the hoop over Northwest Florida's Elgin Cook (23) during the second half as Northwest Florida beat Vincennes 76-69 in the semifinal of the 2013 NJCAA Tournament at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kan. Hutchinson residents may soon be able to vote on a sales tax proposal that would help fund a $29 million expansion of the city's 62-year-old sports arena. A committee of community leaders asked the City Council on Tuesday to put the tax increase up for a public vote in April. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Aaron Marineau, File)

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson residents may soon be able to vote on a proposed sales tax that would help fund a $29 million expansion of the city’s 62-year-old sports arena.

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USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games.

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