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Yakima Gets Arena Football Team

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YAKIMA, Wash -  Yakima is getting an arena football team.  Arenafootball2 League officials were at the Sun Dome last month to take a look at the stadium.

After their visit to the city, a local investment group agreed to purchase a team for $500,000.

"We've seen teams well supported and had a very successful fan base in Spokane, Tri-Cities and Boise.  Putting one more team in a geographic region will not only be great for the teams but Yakima also," says Brady Nelson, a member of the leagues executive committee. 

Nelson expects the new team will be made official by the end of the week.  Games could be played in the Sun Dome as early as next March.