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New Arena Football Team: Yakima Valley Warriors

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- There will be arena football in the Yakima Sun Dome. Tuesday, it became official. The Yakima Valley Warriors will battle it out at the Dome in 2010.

 Tuesday, team leaders unveiled the team logo which was designed by the Yakima Nation.

The Warriors will be a part of the Arena Indoor Football Association, which includes teams like the Wenatchee Venom but not the Tri-Cities Fever, who are a part of a different league.

Warriors officials say the team is good for the city of Yakima.

"It definitely has a positive effect on the economy," said Warriors Director of Sales and Marketing Greg Dourian. "I think that what you're going to wind up seeing is a trickle down effect that I think will stimulate certain sectors of the business community in general. I think that's a very positive thing."

The Warriors official schedule hasn't been announced but the team's season will start in March.

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