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Detroit City Council approves rezoning for new hockey arena

RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT CONTEXT OF CAPTION  - A Tuesday, April 14, 2015 photo shows the location of the proposed new hockey stadium around the Cass Corridor area in Detroit.  The fate of two empty, vandalized buildings in Detroit's Cass Corridor has become a major stumbling block in the plan to start building a $450 million arena for the Detroit Red Wings. The Detroit City Council is expected to discuss the matter Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  (Elizabeth Conley/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — City officials have approved rezoning property for a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena just north of downtown.

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Report: NFL stadium project up for vote lacks detailed plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium near Los Angeles says the proposal “lacks any detailed site plans,” making predictions on its functioning and finances difficult.

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IOC chief Bach praises Paris as 2024 Olympics candidate

People take a selfie with Francois Hollande, center, President of France, on the bank of the Geneva Lake during a visit, in Lausanne Switzerland, Thursday, April 16, 2015. French President Francois Hollande attends a two-day official visit in Switzerland. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach praised Paris as an “exemplary” potential candidate to host the 2024 Olympics after meeting with French President Francois Hollande on Thursday.

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37 tons of dead fish removed from Rio Olympic rowing venue

Rowing athletes Diego Nazario, back, and Emanuel Dantas Borges, train in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, surrounded by dead small silvery fish, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, April 16, 2015. Rio de Janeiro's waste management company is still cleaning up dead fish after a die-off at a lake that's slated to hold Olympic rowing competitions during the 2016 games. Fish die-offs are a frequent occurrence in Rio's waterways, which are filled with raw sewage and garbage. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fish continued to die by the ton Thursday in a Rio de Janeiro lake that’s slated to host Olympic rowing events, while city authorities and biologists argued about the cause of the die-off.

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