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NV Panel Discussing Proposal For New Las Vegas Stadium

A panel created by Gov. Brian Sandoval is discussing a plan to build a professional-grade stadium at UNLV that could someday be home to the Raiders.

The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee is meeting Thursday to review a proposal from the Las Vegas Sands.

The casino company led by billionaire Sheldon Adelson is calling for a public-private partnership to build a $1.3 billion domed stadium that could be shared by a professional team and UNLV.

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Raiders owner Mark Davis has shown interest in moving to Las Vegas or other cities if he's unable to get a new stadium built in Oakland.

Critics are concerned that the project would divert hotel room tax dollars away from an ongoing effort to expand the Las Vegas Convention Center.