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Tests games scheduled at stadium of WCup opener

A general view of the still unfinished Itaquerao stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The stadium that will host the World Cup opener match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12, will hold nearly 70,000 people in the opener, but after the World Cup its capacity will be reduced to about 45,000. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Corinthians says it has scheduled at least three test events at the stadium that will host the World Cup opener in less than two months.

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Workers end strike after protest near WCup stadium

SAO PAULO (AP) — Workers ended a strike at the World Cup stadium in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba after disrupting traffic for nearly two hours and forcing organizers to accept their demands on Thursday.

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