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E3 convention to stay in Los Angeles through 2015
E3 convention to stay in Los Angeles through 2015

Los Angeles can roll out the welcome mat for space marines, elves and blue hedgehogs for the next three years. The organizer of the E3 video game convention is expected to announce Monday that it has signed a contract to keep its annual event in Los Angeles through 2015. The deal ends a yearlong standoff that threatened to end the city’s 16-year run as the event’s host. The Entertainment Software Assn. said in June that it would take E3 elsewhere unless it received assurances that construction of the proposed Farmers Field football stadium on Los Angeles Convention Center property would not disrupt the weeklong annual convention held at the convention center. Other cities vying...

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