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San Diego consults its civic playbook on stadium situation
San Diego consults its civic playbook on stadium situation

Officials here are accustomed to doing civic business with a high degree of caution and deliberation, careful to avoid political conflict and legal wrangling whenever possible. But the Chargers' surprise announcement that the team may abandon San Diego for Carson has city leaders racing against a short deadline to devise a plan to build a new football stadium — a plan that, regardless of its specifics, will be controversial and expensive, and will invite lawsuits. It's all very un-San Diego, and it reflects the angst over the prospect of losing an NFL franchise to a suburb of Los Angeles. "We're America's Finest City," said Dan McLellan, who helped...

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