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El Paso breaks ground on new Triple-A ballpark

A host of Minor League Baseball dignitaries combined with local politicos to officially mark the ceremonial beginning of construction on a Class AAA Pacific Coast League ballpark in El Paso. Attendees included City, County, State and national dignitaries, representatives of both El Paso and other nearby communities including Ciudad Juárez; leadership from Minor League Baseball, […]

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El Paso ballpark lawsuit dismissed; groundbreaking set for Thursday

A lawsuit against El Paso city employees alleging misconduct regarding the financing of a new El Paso ballpark was dismissed yesterday; meanwhile, the official groundbreaking of the Triple-A facility will take place Thursday. The lawsuit, filed by former Mayor Ray Salazar and five other plaintiffs against City Manager Joyce Wilson and city Reps. Cortney Niland […]

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Fed judge spanks El Paso ballpark opponents; petitions to be considered today

It appears there’s little gas left in the tank for new-ballpark opponents in El Paso, as a federal judge fines the group $5,000 for basically wasting the court’s time in trying to move a lawsuit from state to federal court. In addition, it doesn’t look like there’s much chance two petitions challenging the ballpark funding […]

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El Paso to set up corporation to oversee ballpark construction, management

The El Paso City Council is considering the formation of a local government corporation that would oversee financing and construction of a new downtown ballpark for a Pacific Coast League team. The corporation would be made up of the mayor and current members of the City Council. This isn’t uncommon to have the city council […]

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