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Seattle arena approved, and OH MY GOD THE OILERS ARE IN TOWN!!!

By NEIL deMAUSE*

THE Seattle city council, as expected, voted last night (September 24) to approve Chris Hansen’s $490 million arena plan (6-2, with Richard Conlin and Nick Licata voting no, and Tom Rasmussen not present) – and that still managed not to be the big news of the day, thanks to:

Representatives of the Edmonton Oilers, including owner Daryl Katz, were reportedly in Seattle on Monday, taking a tour of Key Arena. The news was originally reported by Ian Furness of KJR AM radio in Seattle. Continue reading

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