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Proposed Arena Progress Still Has Bumps

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RALEIGH — Plans to build Raleigh's Entertainment andSports Arena have hit yet another snag.

The latest delay comes from Raleigh City Councilman Paul Coblewho suspects a conflict of interest and wants to know the name of the NCState University benefactor who put up $5 million for naming rights.

The arena authority was scheduled to meet again Wednesday. It must answer Coble's question before money to begin construction will beforthcoming.

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