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Sit Back And Take In The Memories Of Cooper Stadium

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Cooper Stadium, once a vibrant baseball hub in Columbus, is now overrun with plant life and is nearing the time for demolition.
5:00AM
July
17, 2013

Cooper Stadium is coming down. Professional baseball in Columbus has since moved to the Arena District but it’s taken five years to develop plans for the property on West Mound Street. The new plans call for the demolition of the stadium but not before some unique baseball memorabilia is sold.

Racetrack Developers Face Another Delay in Project

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Arshot Investment Corp. said a delay from the zoning adjustment board will not impede their May deadline. Arshot wants to built a racetrack in the old Cooper Stadium.
4:47PM
November
14, 2011

Developers who plan to put a racetrack in the old Cooper Stadium face another delay in the process. WOSU reports the temporary holdup should not impede the project.

Columbus City Council Candiates Bicker Over Crime, Arena

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Hearcel Craig makes a point as fellow Columbus City Council members Zach Klein and Michelle Mills listen.
4:27PM
October
27, 2011

The public purchase of Nationwide Arena, saving jobs, fighting crime and managing city money were issues that split the eight candidates for Columbus City Council at Thursday’s debate at the the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

Council Pres. Ginther Backs Cooper Stadium Redevelopment

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Cooper Stadium, the site of the proposed $40 million autotrack.
12:00AM
June
23, 2011

Columbus city council president Andrew Ginther is throwing his weight behind a proposal to redevelop Cooper Stadium into a racetrack.

Developers Get Year-Extension On Cooper Stadium Deal

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Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.
12:00AM
April
19, 2011

Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.