Nassau voters reject Coliseum referendum
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The answer is no.
Nassau County voters rejected Monday a referendum to authorize $400 million for a new Coliseum as a home for hockey's Islanders, a minor league ballpark and other economic development projects in the 77-acre Nassau hub area.
Shortly before midnight, County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Islanders owner Charles Wang conceded that the referendum was headed for failure....