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Debris from the imploded former home of the Orlando Magic strikes a bystanderís leg
Yahoo ^ | March 25, 2012 | Kelly Dwyer

Posted on 03/25/2012 8:33:10 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Orlando Arena -- alternately known as Amway Arena, TD Waterhouse Center, and most annoyingly (a rare feat, considering the corporate naming entities) the O-rena -- was demolished on Sunday. With the Orlando Magic now playing their home games in the newish Amway Center (opened in 2010), it came time to end the O-rena's run. But not before it once played host to Greg Kite in pinstripes, and not without its debris taking a scratch out of a bystander's leg some two blocks away.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: amway; basketball; demolition; magic; nba; orlando; orlandoarena
The only thing missing from the reporters is "Like, Oh my God."
1 posted on 03/25/2012 8:33:24 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

The only thing missing from the reporters is “Like, Oh my God.”
You think they might ask relevant questions such as “Why is a young useful building being purposefully destroyed when the bonds sold to build it haven’t even been paid off in full yet... leaving the bondholders with no colatteral? or Why isn’t the mayor being asked to PERSONALLY guarantee payment on the bonds?”

2 posted on 03/25/2012 9:50:05 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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