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by Paul on 08/18/07 at 12:08 PM ET
from the Edmonton Journal,
Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, could be the model for a multipurpose facility to create jobs, housing and tax revenue in downtown Edmonton, says Lyle Best, chairman of the Arena Feasibility Committee.
He and five other committee members visited Columbus recently to see the benefits of thinking big.
In Edmonton, with about the same population as Columbus, “just an arena would not have much economic impact,” Best says. “It’s unlikely that just hockey and concerts could generate enough revenue.”
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