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June 1 Marks A St. Louis Rams Dome Proposal Deadline

On May 1, the St. Louis Rams submitted a counter-proposal to the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission regarding renovation plans for the Edward Jones Dome -- the addition of a retractable roof is one of the centerpieces of the team's plan -- and June 1 is the deadline for the CVC to either accept or reject the team's proposal. The CVC initially submitted their own $124 million plan on March 1, but it was rejected by the Rams. Both parties are trying to address a clause in the stadium lease that would allow the Rams to leave St. Louis in 2015 if the dome is not ranked among the top-eight stadiums in the NFL.

If the parties cannot reach an agreement by June 15 the issue will be handled through arbitration.

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