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Why Do WE Have to Pay for It?

Greensboro stadium - Privately funded

Zebulon stadium - Funded by a Wake Co 1% tax on "prepared food", meaning it's something you can choose not to buy

Charlotte stadium - Mostly private funded

Winston Salem - Developer borrowed the money from the city to build it and is paying back 100%, with interest

These are just some of the stadiums in our own state where the taxpayers aren't forced to foot the entire bill. There are hundreds more around the country. Why is it that Wilmington is the one city where, according to the Braves people, private funding "just isn't done any more"? Sounds like they're just trying to fool us poor local yokels into believing something that just isn't true.


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