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National City drops Chargers bid

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, May 12, 2007.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    Source: <a href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20070512-9999-1n12chargers.html" target="_blank">San Diego Union-Tribune</a>

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    By Ronald W. Powell

    National City has dropped its proposal to build the Chargers a new stadium, city officials said yesterday.

    Last year, after San Diego officials said they were not going to work with the team to build a new stadium, National City was the first city in the county to offer a plan. Yesterday, Mayor Ron Morrison said city officials realized there was not enough regional support for their long-shot bid and decided to step aside.

    "From Day One, I knew it would be an uphill battle because I've worked with local governments for a long time," Morrison said. "This is a very fast process, and local government isn't used to moving very fast."

    <a href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20070512-9999-1n12chargers.html" target="_blank"><strong>Read the full article</strong></a>

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