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Wake Commissioners Reject Plans for New Stadium

Posted February 12, 2007 10:03 p.m. EST

Wake County commissioners rejected plans Monday to help fund a football stadium for two local historically black colleges.

Shaw University and St. Augustine's College wanted to build a $35 million shared facility.
Raleigh leaders discussed the project during a work session, but the board's four Republicans gave the idea the thumbs down.