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The Royals have a serious stadium resistance to deal with

The Royals are pushing forward with a new stadium, but labor groups are still waiting for a contract for affordable housing and livable wages. The Crossroads, where more than a dozen businesses would get demolished, wants promises of its own. If the team doesn't reach a deal soon, it may see serious opposition to a critical vote in April.

Last week, the Royals finalized a proposal to build a new stadium in the Crossroads District. Jackson County residents are set to vote on April 2 on a 3/8th cent sales sales tax extension to help fund the new stadium.

Host Nomin Ujiyediin sat down with KCUR's Savannah Hawley-Bates to discuss the Royal's stadium plan and the response from business owners and labor groups.

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Kansas City Today is hosted by Nomin Ujiyediin. It is produced by David McKeel and KCUR Studios and edited by Gabe Rosenberg and Madeline Fox.

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