Warren Harris, Director of Economic Development authority, briefs the Virginia Beach City Council in Virginia Beach, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, afternoon on the benefits to the region to bringing a professional sports team to town. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Stephen M. Katz)

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Warren Harris, Director of Economic Development authority, briefs the Virginia Beach City Council in Virginia Beach, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, afternoon on the benefits to the region to bringing a professional sports team to town. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Stephen M. Katz)