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Mid-South Coliseum’s future uncertain despite Liberty Park transformation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 07, 2022 5:17 PM CT | Published: September 05, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The Fairgrounds transition to Liberty Park began with a 2003 fire that brought down a 1920s landmark. What followed was a complex, political and at times contradictory path to change.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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