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Public hearing set on Fredericksburg stadium

Monday - 7/8/2013, 3:31am  ET

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The public will have its first formal opportunity to weigh in on a proposed baseball stadium in Fredericksburg.

City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday.

The council is considering whether to pursue the proposed multi-purpose stadium.

The Hagerstown Suns in Maryland have proposed a 30-year lease for a publicly financed, 5,000-seat stadium.

The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/12QsZII ) reports that baseball supporters plan to hold a rally at 6 p.m. Tuesday outside City Hall. Suns majority owner Bruce Quinn and his brother-in-law, team minority owner Jeff Nelson, are scheduled to appear at the rally.

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Information from: The Free Lance-Star, http://www.fredericksburg.com/


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