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Memorial Coliseum advocates weigh their options

The talk of tearing down Memorial Coliseum is still just talk. People who regularly use the arena for sports, trade shows and graduations say they’re not panicking because nothing’s final yet. Still, resignation has crept into their voices. “We see there’s a lot of momentum,” said Doug Piper, president of the Portland Winter Hawks hockey team, the coliseum’s major tenant. “How much momentum it has, and how much political will…

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