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Nationwide Arena Deal

Monday night, the Columbus City Council will vote on a deal that could allow Nationwide Arena to be owned by the taxpayers of Franklin County and the City of Columbus. In this hour of All Sides, we’ll take a look at the complicated deal and simplify its pieces.

Blue Jackets and Purchase of Nationwide Arena Deal

Yesterday, a proposal was announced that would help keep the Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus until at least 2039. Under the proposal, money generated from the new casino would be used to help pay for Nationwide Arena, the Blue Jackets home. Today we’ll hear from a few Columbus reporters, and get their thoughts about the proposed deal.