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Beach council votes to continue to pursue idea to fund sports arena

The Beach will move forward with the idea to fund a major sporting arena.

At Tuesday night’s council meeting, the body decided to go ahead with a plan to endorse pursuing a deal with Comcast-Spectator.

But the yes vote came in spite of some disapproval from the public including the head of the Beach Fire Fighters Union and an outspoken high school student.

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