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Merged Authority's Mission is to Promote D.C. Sports

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The Washington Convention and Sports Authority says D.C. will become a hotbed of high profile sporting events.

The organization was created from the merger of the old Convention Center Authority and the Sports and Entertainment Commission. Spokesman Erik Moses says D.C.'s tourism industry will get a boost in promoting D.C. as a sports town. The Convention and Sports Authority is currently promoting December's Eagle Bank Bowl at RFK stadium.

Jamila Bey reports...

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