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McDonnell budget proposal to exclude arena funding

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gov. Bob McDonnell will not include $150 million in his proposed budget to help bring an NBA team to Virginia Beach, a spokesman said on Friday. Virginia Beach is considering building a $300 million, 18,500-seat arena near the oceanfront to persuade an unnamed professional sports team to relocate there. The city asked the state to pay $70 million for construction and...