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Amalie Arena in Tampa was recently ranked second in the United States (fourth in the world) by Venues Today magazine. The rankings are based on worldwide ticket sales for concerts, events and family shows in venues seating 15,001 or more from Dec. 16, 2014 – Jan. "We were excited to…

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The new home of the Lexington County Blowfish baseball club continues to grow as the team prepares for the first game of their inaugural season in late May. Members of the media and invited guests were given a sneak peek of that progress Wednesday afternoon as they took a tour…

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Mercer’s football and lacrosse home has a new name after the Five Star Automotive Group made a multi-million dollar commitment to the school’s athletics department Thursday. Five Star Stadium, formerly Mercer University Stadium, is a two-year-old, 10,000-seat facility that opened in 2013 as the home for the school’s football team…

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A new elementary school principal was hired by Parkland School Board Tuesday night. The board also moved forward with plans to install an artificial turf athletic field at Parkland High School later this year. And it passed a resolution calling on Pennsylvania’s legislature to provide more financial support to public…

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Edinburg plans to break ground Thursday on an 8,500-seat arena for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Economic Development Corp. will hold the ceremonial groundbreaking at 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of U.S. 281 and Alberta Road. "This will be the largest entertainment venue…

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Dougherty County commissioners got a detailed look at materials that are part of an overall improvement proposal at Hugh Mills Stadium that includes installation of artificial turf in the stadium. Officials with Calhoun-based FieldTurf, an international industry leader which installed artificial turf at Lee County High School’s Trojan Field and…

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A final plan for two synthetic turf fields in Quarry Park should be completed within a month and be ready to go before Lower Macungie Township commissioners for approval. Township manager Bruce Fosselman made that prediction as a new Quarry Park “initial conceptual sketch plan” including the fields was presented…

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Phase two of a multi–field sports complex can soon get underway. The Rapid City Sports Complex on Elk Vale road will be home to 12 new soccer fields and a parking complex. The price tag when complete is close to $4.4 million of Vision Funds. At Wednesday's Legal and Finance…

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When Glenn's Sporting Goods moved to its new location at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 11th Street on the east side of the Mack and Dave's building in January, it put two of Huntington's largest and oldest businesses in the same building. Now Glenn's will commemorate its move with…

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A 150,000-square-foot ice rink and sports complex will break ground of off Interstate 75 at the State Road 56 interchange in Wesley Chapel today. The complex is the brainchild of longtime youth hockey supporter Gordie Zimmerman, principal of Z Mitch LLC, who announced the $20 million facility last year. Besides…