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Good News For Pens

from KDKA,
Just days after Mario Lemieux struck fear in the hearts of Pittsburgh hockey fans, suggesting it may be too late to keep his team in town, KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan has learned about a new deal that could keep the Pens here for a long time. Under an "agreement of terms" reached yesterday with city and county leaders, the Penguins will get development rights to the current Mellon Arena site if the team can come up with $300 million to build a new arena. As KDKA first reported two weeks ago, the Pens are actually close to naming a partner to apply for a slots license.
more thanks to KK reader Tony for the tip...

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