Edward Jones Dome http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rams Fans Rally Against Rumored Team Move http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rams-fans-rally-against-rumored-team-move <p></p><p>A group of St. Louis Rams fans rallied at Laclede’s Landing Saturday, calling on the city to do what it takes to keep the football team in St. Louis.</p><p>After the 2014 season, the Rams’ lease with the Edward Jones Dome will end and switch to a year-by-year lease unless expensive renovations are made. Negotiations continue behind the scenes to determine the extent of renovations and who will pay for them.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:53:09 +0000 Kelly MacNeil 35070 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rams Fans Rally Against Rumored Team Move Rams Free To Leave St. Louis After 2014 Season http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rams-free-leave-st-louis-after-2014-season <p><em>Updated to correct date of arbitrators' action, and again at 4:45 p.m. to include official letter.</em></p><p>The discussions between the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Convention &amp; Visitors Commission over the Rams' place of play, the Edward Jones Dome, have come to a crossroads - one that may leave St. Louis without an NFL team after the 2014 season.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:11:27 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 10039 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rams Free To Leave St. Louis After 2014 Season Nixon And Mo. Senate Leaders Agree On At Least One Thing: No State $ For A New Rams Stadium http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-and-mo-senate-leaders-agree-least-one-thing-no-state-new-rams-stadium <p>Those hoping to keep the Rams in St. Louis should&nbsp;not count on any help from Democratic<a href="http://gov.mo.gov/"> Governor Jay Nixon</a> or the Republican-led <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a>.</p><p>When asked by reporters Monday about efforts to build a new stadium for the Rams, Governor Nixon said that the state is still paying half the cost of the <a href="http://explorestlouis.com/meetings-conventions/americas-center/edward-jones-dome/">Edward Jones Dome</a> in downtown St. Louis.</p><p>“I don’t have a new stadium in this year’s budget, nor do I have any ongoing discussions on how to do that," Nixon said. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:46:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin & St. Louis Public Radio 8979 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon And Mo. Senate Leaders Agree On At Least One Thing: No State $ For A New Rams Stadium Arbitrators Pick Rams Plan For Edward Jones Dome Revamp http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arbitrators-pick-rams-plan-edward-jones-dome-revamp <p><em>Updated 5:29 p.m. with comment from the CVC and addition of full arbitrators' report.</em></p><p>According to the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, arbitrators have chosen the plan put forth by the St. Louis Rams for the revamping of the stadium in which they play, the Edward Jones Dome.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 23:12:52 +0000 Kelsey Proud & St. Louis Public Radio 8914 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arbitrators Pick Rams Plan For Edward Jones Dome Revamp Rams, CVC Begin Arbitration http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rams-cvc-begin-arbitration <P>A panel of arbitrators in St. Louis is now weighing the future of the St. Louis Rams and the Edward Jones Dome.</P> <P>The&nbsp;team and the owners of the dome, the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, agreed to arbitration over plans to renovate the dome. The lease agreement requires the dome to be among the top quarter of all NFL stadiums by 2015 or the Rams can break the lease, raising concern they could leave St. Louis.</P> <P>The arbitrators are two retired judges, one from Iowa and one from Colorado, and a labor attorney from Chicago. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:50:17 +0000 Bill Raack & The Associated Press 8339 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rams, CVC Begin Arbitration Arbitration On Edwards Jones Dome To Start Jan. 14 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arbitration-edwards-jones-dome-start-jan-14 <p>There’s an end in sight to the years-long fight over upgrades to the Edward Jones Dome.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:20:34 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 7851 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arbitration On Edwards Jones Dome To Start Jan. 14 CVC sends 'amended' plan for Edward Jones Dome to Rams http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cvc-sends-amended-plan-edward-jones-dome-rams <p><em>Updated at<strong> 2:40 p.m.</strong> with more details of the plan, expanded comments from CVC president Kitty Ratcliffe.</em></p><p><em>Will be updated.</em></p><p>The St. Louis Convention &amp; Visitors Commission&nbsp;says it sent a new version of a plan to revamp the Edward Jones Dome to the St. Louis Rams.</p><p>The plan, which the CVC sent to the Rams on Friday, &nbsp;is the <a href="http://explorestlouis.com/rams">latest salvo</a> in the efforts by the CVC and the Rams to made the Edward Jones Dome a "top-tier" facility - generally thought to mean among the eight best stadiums in the National Football League. Without those upgrades, the Rams can break their lease on the Dome after 2015.</p><p>You can view the full proposal for yourself here:</p><p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:48:56 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 4360 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org CVC sends 'amended' plan for Edward Jones Dome to Rams Morning headlines - Friday, June 8, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-june-8-2012 <p><strong>Judge rules that the CVC must release more Dome documents</strong></p><p>The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission is being ordered to release more documents related to the renovation of the Edward Jones Dome.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 11:18:10 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 3872 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Friday, June 8, 2012 St. Louis commission rejects Rams proposal for Edward Jones Dome http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-commission-rejects-rams-proposal-edward-jones-dome <p><strong>Updated at 11:40 with comments from Mayor Slay&#39;s office.</strong></p><p><strong>Updated at 9:35 with statement from CVC.</strong></p><p>The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission has rejected a multi-million dollar proposal from the St. Louis Rams for upgrades to the Edward Jones Dome.</p><p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay <a href="https://twitter.com/MayorSlay/statuses/208551272964554753">confirmed the rejection</a> on Twitter this morning. The mayor had encouraged the CVC to reject the Rams&#39; proposal because he thought the cost was too high.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:00:29 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3830 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis commission rejects Rams proposal for Edward Jones Dome A roof that opens, 6K additional seats, more in released proposal for Edward Jones Dome http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/roof-opens-6k-additional-seats-more-released-proposal-edward-jones-dome <p>The details of proposals to improve or change the Edward Jones Dome <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cvc-seeks-legal-justification-keeping-dome-proposal-secret">have been kept secret</a> - until today.</p><p>Last week, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-ag-koster-state-intends-release-edward-jones-dome-proposals"> said he would release the details of the proposals</a>, in response to an open records request, and he&#39;s done so.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 15:52:50 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 3691 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A roof that opens, 6K additional seats, more in released proposal for Edward Jones Dome