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NFL stadium easily clears ballot hurdle in Inglewood
NFL stadium easily clears ballot hurdle in Inglewood

The bid to put a professional football stadium in Inglewood gained speed Monday as organizers filed more than twice as many signatures as they needed to put the project to a vote. A group financed by Hollywood Park Land Co., which wants to build an 80,000-seat NFL-caliber stadium at the old racetrack on Century Boulevard, said they have submitted more than 20,000 signatures supporting zoning changes for the plan. If Los Angeles County election officials verify 9,000 signatures, the measure could go up for a vote in Inglewood as soon as this summer. Both the size and speed of the effort is a big show of support for the project, said Gerard McCallum, an executive with Hollywood Park,...

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