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Meet the man who would keep the A’s and Raiders in Oakland

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sports columnist Lowell Cohn at the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat gets a phone call. It’s from someone named Rick Tripp. He’s a residential real estate developer from Sacramento. He’s got a plan to build a baseball stadium and a football stadium to keep the A’s and Raiders in Oakland. He says it won’t cost taxpayers a nickel. He says he’s got connections with a Middle Eastern development bank . . .

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