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Task force unveils $346.5M Coliseum plan

At Islanders media day at Nassau Coliseum, owner Charles Wang tells the crowd about his excitement for the coming season in a team that general manager Garth Snow has put together. Videojournalist: Robert Cassidy (Sept. 21, 2011)

Architects, engineers, government officials and labor leaders Wednesday unveiled a $346.5 million proposal to renovate the Nassau Coliseum and turn the surrounding 77 acres into a sports-entertainment complex.

But the development, for which the builder would have to secure financing, drew noncommittal responses from key players, including County Executive Edward Mangano, the Town of Hempstead...

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