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Richmond Council Approves Agreement For Redskins Training Camp Facility

9:14 AM, Dec 28, 2012   |    comments
courtesy: Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the city council "approved an amended version of the development agreement to build a summer training camp facility for the Washington Redskins" on Thursday afternoon

READ: Summary of Redskins Training Camp Facility Agreement

According to the Times-Dispatch the measure was the final step for setting "the deal in motion."

Plans call for two football fields, a fieldhouse and drill field on Leigh Street. The facility, expected to cost up to $10 million, would be funded by sponsorships and lease payments, officials told the Times-Dispatch.

Construction on the facility could start as soon as next week, according to an official.

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