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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle

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As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race? Full story...
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Different paths to Election Day in ballpark bond battle

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video Election Day is inching closer, and so is the deciding vote in whether the City of Wilmington will build a ballpark. You've probably seen the yard signs, bumper stickers, social media messages and even commercials, but how are the campaigns continuing to get the word out? Full story...
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Two sides draw battle lines over stadium funding

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video As the teams take the field it looks like a grudge match to the finish. Both are playing or campaigning for the attention of voters on the baseball funding issue. Full story...
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Campaigns 'for' and 'against' ballpark get underway

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video Wilmington voters, the ball's in your court. Voting 'yes' or 'no' on a bond referendum in November will determine whether professional baseball will find a home in the Port City. Full story...
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City council votes to pass ballpark agreement with Braves, Mandalay

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Wilmington City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve the agreement with the Atlanta Braves and Mandalay Baseball to build a baseball stadium in Wilmington. However, the approval did not get passed without a few reservations. Full story...
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Wilmington releases details of tentative ballpark plan

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video The Atlanta Braves, Mandalay Baseball Properties and the City of Wilmington have reached a tentative ballpark agreement. The city says the cost of the ballpark will not exceed $31 million and would be paid for by a 2.5-cent property tax increase. View Memorandum of Understanding inside. Full story...
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Wilmington still can't reach deal on ballpark plan

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video The ballpark and baseball in Wilmington. It is certainly not a short story, and now with no final agreement, City Council cannot vote at its meeting Tuesday. Full story...
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City Council still can't come to agreement with Mandalay

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The City of Wilmington announced this afternoon in a news release that it still can't come to an agreement with Mandalay Baseball Properties and the Atlanta Braves to build a baseball stadium. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Thompson sets record straight on ballpark talks, says 'good for our community'

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video Upset with many inaccuracies in another media report, New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Thompson joined us today on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5:30 pm to talk about his perspectives on baseball in Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. approached with stadium plan; Ripken confirms talks

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video A baseball stadium built without using taxpayer money. WWAY was first to uncover that's an idea one group has brought to New Hanover County. One city councilman calls it a rumor, while the county confirmed a group did approach it with this idea. Full story...
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Ballpark agreement still not finalized, opinions remain polarized

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video Though a final agreement is still hanging over their heads, Wilmington City Council members voted unanimously to place a $37 million bond referendum to pay for the stadium on the November ballot. More than a dozen people voiced their opinions to council Tuesday during a public hearing on the bond referendum. Full story...
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City Council agrees on $37 million max for baseball stadium; No agreement yet

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video Negotiations are ongoing and an agreement with Mandalay/Braves will not be voted on at Tuesday's City Council meeting. However, to meet the deadline to get something on the November ballot, Council will hold a public hearing regarding a bond referendum, not to exceed $37 million for the cost of the stadium and land. Full story...
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No final agreement yet on proposed ballpark

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video There is no official agreement yet between the City of Wilmington and Mandalay Baseball/Braves on a proposed baseball stadium. Full story...
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Ballpark public hearing date set, deal still up in the air

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video The City of Wilmington continues to inch closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league baseball team to the Port City. City leaders held a special meeting Tuesday night to set a public hearing for a bond referendum. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: City didn't reach deal with Mandalay/Braves this week

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video The City of Wilmington's talks with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves are done for the week, but there is still no deal for the proposed ballpark. With an August 7 deadline looming, Councilman Kevin O'Grady says there is still a lot to work out. Full story...
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