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Charlotte, Raleigh groups pursue different paths for new pro soccer team

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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 741: Prospective owners are pushing competing plans to bring Major League Soccer to Charlotte or Raleigh. The Charlotte plan calls for taxpayers to foot the bill for most of the cost of a new stadium. Meanwhile, the Raleigh plan calls for private financing of a stadium that would sit on leased state government land. Julie Tisdale, the John Locke Foundation’s city and county policy analyst, contrasts the two proposals.