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Questions linger about Coliseum

Some questions left over from Thursday's editorial on the Kansas Coliseum's uncertain future, in the wake of the Sedgwick County Commission's vote against negotiating with any developer right now:– How could the committee reviewing the proposals not take into consideration the fact that its preferred developer, North American Management-Kansas, also is involved in trying to get approval for a Native American casino nearby?– The public outcry over the proposal last summer to close the Coliseum complex came from the groups that use its pavilions for dog, horse, gun shows and more. Where were the passionate defenders of the Britt Brown Arena? Do they have any ideas for how to keep it open and productive?