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Las Vegas approves plans to fund soccer stadium




Aerial view of the Las Vegas boulevard, the Strip, in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 10, 2011.
Aerial view of the Las Vegas boulevard, the Strip, in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 10, 2011.
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Sin City is one step closer to housing a Major League Soccer team. The city recently approved plans to fund a brand new soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas, a move that could persuade MLS to award them an expansion franchise. The city is up against Sacramento and Minneapolis. 

Las Vegas Sun reporter, Conor Shine talks about what's behind the city's decision.