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New turf for the football field at Missouri Southern State University's Fred G. Hughes Stadium is on the way, thanks to a sponsorship by Mercy Hospital Joplin. A design for the new, state-of-the-art turf has already been approved and will feature Mercy's logo in two locations on the field. A…

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The Atlanta Braves have announced Comcast will provide voice, video and high-speed internet at its new SunTrust Park and a 60-acre area around the facility. The Braves plan to move into their new facility, now under construction in Cobb County, for the 2017 season. Comcast's all-fiber network will extend through…

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Russian national operator Rostelecom has started providing its telecommunications services for Vologda's Izumrud sport and leisure complex. It has made digital telephony, broadband and IPTV services available there. It has laid three kilometres of fibre optic line for this purpose, and four Wi-Fi hot-spots have been deployed.   Source :…

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Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies continue to promote the surfacing as safe, a USA TODAY analysis shows. The growing use of turf fields layered with…

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The last row of precast concrete was installed Friday night as construction of BMO Field’s big expansion reached a major milestone while workers race to meet a tight May deadline. Canada’s national soccer stadium has been revised with over $100 million in new additions – most notably a second level…

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The Miracle League field, an adaptive sports complex for children with mental and physical disabilities, will be opening at the Langham Creek YMCA Saturday, March 28. The complex, which is able to serve over 1,000 individuals with special needs, is Houston’s first sports complex of its kind. Festivities of opening…

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President Benigno Aquino III inaugurated on Sunday morning the newly-completed Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Sports Complex, Jurado Hall at Fort General Gregorio del Pilar, Baguio City. The President arrived at 9:36 a.m., where he was received by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General…

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The city of Davenport has submitted its application to the state of Iowa for the Iowa Reinvestment District program. The program gives hotel sales tax rebates back to cities that support large developments.  The city’s application is called the River 80 Reinvestment District. On Friday, March 13, 2015, City Administrator…

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Sulphur High School’s new Matt Walker Memorial Stadium just got an upgrade before it is even ready for its first game this fall. The Calcasieu Parish School Board voted 11-4 on Tuesday to loan Sulphur High School $500,000 to close the funding gap to install an artificial turf playing surface.…

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Friction between organized labor and the developers of a potential NFL stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs threatened Thursday to tangle up the project even before construction started. St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is part of a development group planning to build an 80,000-seat stadium in Inglewood, roughly 10…