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12-06-2012, 01:36 PM
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Buck Aki Berg
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Originally Posted by tarheelhockey View Post
Keep this in mind next time a team owner comes calling, wanting the public to finance an arena with the promise of benefits to local businesses.
This is something I've thought about - as much as I favour the use of public money to help fund arenas, I wouldn't begrudge any politician that points to these work stoppages (and the media posturing that goes on instead of actual negotiating) as a damn good reason not to put out any money.

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