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Virginia Gov Discusses Deal To Move Redskins' Camp

11:40 PM, Aug 4, 2012   |    comments
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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says the Washington Redskins have chosen four sites in Richmond at which they hope to hold their training camp next year.

McDonnell, speaking at the Redskins' "Fan Appreciation Day" at Redskins Park, said executives will make on-site assessments next week.

In June, McDonnell announced a financial package that would relocate the team's three weeks of training camp each summer from Ashburn to the state capital in exchange for public funding in renovating their year-round facility.

The package includes a $4 million investment by the state and $2 million from Loudoun County, as well as $400,000 from the city of Richmond to fund capital improvements at the eventual training camp site. The Redskins estimate the cost of renovations to their facility, which opened in 1992, at $30 million.

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