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ONLY ON 3: Mayor Saffo discusses latest baseball developments
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 5:07pm.

video In an exclusive live interview, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo talked with WWAY about the latest developments in the discussions on a ballpark for the Port City.

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City Clerk: Petition organizers should have asked for help
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 4:14pm.

video All the work to get a petition signed against a taxpayer funded ballpark may have been for naught.Tuesday night Wilmington City Council said McCoy and Josh Fulton's petition was invalid because they did not have a required affidavit along with questions about some of the signatures.

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Ballpark petition declared insufficient, council votes to move ahead with bond referendum
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 10:55pm.

videoWilmington voters, get ready for November. City Council voted unanimously to move the baseball bond referendum forward. Also at Tuesday's meeting, the Wilmington City clerk declared the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark not sufficient because it lacked affidavits which are required by state law and city code according to the city attorney.

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ONLY ON 3: Developer says he can build ballpark for less
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 4:30pm.

video Tonight Wilmington City Council will discuss a bond referendum of up to $42 million to build a ballpark. But one developer says he can build it for much less.

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Problem with ballpark petition has some on edge
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 10:38pm.

video City officials have asked the New Hanover County Board of Elections to further analyze more than 160 names on the taxpayer-funded ballpark petition.

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Wilmington questions 165 signatures on ballpark petition; organizers surprised
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 5:43pm.

video A petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark in Wilmington has hit another bump in the road. City officials have asked the New Hanover County Board of Elections to further analyze more than 160 names on the petition.

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StarNews: Council could consider $42 million baseball bond referendum
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 4:28pm.

The Wilmington City Council could consider moving forward with a $42 million baseball bond referendum at the next regular meeting on July 10. According to city emails, the council could consider a resolution that would direct staff to publicize a plan to apply for Local Government Commission approval for the general obligation bonds.

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