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St. Louis County taxpayers no longer on hook for planned Rams stadium
St. Louis County taxpayers no longer on hook for planned Rams stadium

It appears Missouri officials are going to have to find another financing avenue for the construction of a new NFL stadium aimed at keeping the Rams in St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a senior aide to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon informed the office of St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger that the county would not be required to help finance the construction of the proposed stadium. The financing plan for the $985-million downtown riverfront stadium had called for the county paying $6 million per year. Stenger previously said the county would not use taxpayer money to finance the stadium unless the move was approved by a public vote. It's...

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