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Group Petitions for Convention Center Referendum

WILMINGTON -- Pat Delair's election to city council is encouraging to a group that started a petition drive calling for a public vote on the downtown convention center.

Members of Americans for Prosperity started the petition drive to call for a referendum on the center's construction.

They said they continued to received hundreds of signatures on the petition.

The group has not set a deadline for presenting the petition to the city council. Its members hope to create a resolution calling for a public vote through councilor-elect Delair.

The City Council has already approved construction of the project.

Reported by Joe Keiley

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