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City of Seattle Releases Requirements for KeyArena Plan
SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Seattle says it will consider a possible complete tear down and rebuild of KeyArena as part of a request for proposals on possible redevelopment to the aging facility.
The request for proposals was released by the city Wednesday and will consider redevelopment options…
Seattle Mayor Calls for Proposals for Redeveloping KeyArena
SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray has announced the city of Seattle will issue a request for proposals in January 2017 for redevelopment of KeyArena.
Murray announced the plan on Thursday. In a statement, Murray acknowledged that two entities, AEG and The Oak View Group, have contacted the city se…
Seattle Councilwomen Speak Out Against Arena Vote Backlash
SEATTLE (AP) — The five women on Seattle's City Council have responded to sexist attacks against them after a recent council vote sidetracked an arena proposal aimed at bringing the NBA back to the city.
In a Wednesday op-ed in The Seattle Times, the councilwomen wrote they were "deeply troubled…
Seattle Mayor Decries Sexist Attacks to Sports Arena Vote
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring back the NBA.
All five women on the nine-member council voted against selling a street to investor Chris…
Seattle Arena Investor Says No Hockey-first Plan Yet

SEATTLE (AP) — The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant of the facility.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, Chris Hansen said despite spe…
Longshoremen Union Appealing Seattle Area Decision
SEATTLE (AP) — Longshoremen are still standing in the path of investor Chris Hansen and supporters who want to build an arena for NBA basketball near the Seattle waterfront. Officials with International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 19 held a news conference Tuesday to announce an appeal…
Arena Deal Reached In Seattle
The "Memorandum of Understanding" between the Seattle City Council and investor Chris Hansen paves the way for a new arena and a possible return of an NBA team to Seattle.

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