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LA official: NFL stadium needs further study

This file photo shows a proposed football stadium for an NFL team in downtown Los Angeles.

January 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A Los Angeles City Council member wants to know what impact a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles would have on the Los Angeles Convention Center.Development company AEG has proposed building a stadium near the convention center for a prospective NFL team.

Councilwoman Janice Hahn is calling for a study of how that might affect operations at the city-owned center, as well as prospects for privatizing it, which are under consideration.

The stadium plans could involve demolishing the center's West Hall.