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Inglewood City Council reapproves negotiating agreement to bring Clippers arena to the city

Inglewood City Council reapproves negotiating agreement to bring Clippers arena to the city

The Inglewood City Council unanimously voted Friday morning to re-approve a deal that could bring a new arena to the city for the Los Angeles Clippers.

The special council hearing was held to address possible problems in a June meeting in which the city approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with Murphy’s Bowl LLC, a Clippers-controlled company. On Wednesday, the owners of the Forum concert and sports arena filed a claim for damages against Inglewood for entering into the agreement, saying that the city misled them into terminating a lease for property included in the agreement.

The agreement included the possibility of Inglewood using eminent domain to acquire private...

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